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  • Mastery

    By Jim Selman | Huffington Post "Over the course of my lifetime, I have heard many 'bottom-line' bits of wisdom. For example, "the key to happiness is loving what you do". Or, "at the end of the day, you can either resist life or surrender and live life on life's terms"...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Twisdom: Twitter Wisdom

    By Tom Morris | Huffington Post "The popular social media website Twitter has turned into the world's greatest cocktail party, and no one has to clean up afterwards, or even pay the tab. It's the new electronic campfire we sit around to talk and laugh and even sing. It's an endless conversation...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Happiness: A buyer’s guide

    By Drake Bennett "Can money buy happiness? Since the invention of money, or nearly enough, people have been telling one another that it can’t. Philosophers and gurus, holy books and self-help manuals have all warned of the futility of equating material gain with true well-being. Modern research...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • How to turn knowledge into wisdom

    By Alice Landry | Examiner "Knowledge is information that you've been exposed to and integrated into your mind as something you know and are aware of. Once you've been presented with something new and learn about it, at what point does that knowledge translate into wisdom? True wisdom is...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Wisdom is one virtue that improves with age

    By Val Farmer | INFORUM "There is one quality that improves with age. That quality happens to be a wonderful virtue. It is wisdom. Wisdom encompasses other virtues. Wisdom incorporates other virtues that are essential to happiness. A wise person will have embraced principles of love, service and...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Tapping the Investing Wisdom of Crowds

    By David Bogoslaw from Businessweek "Can a sentiment survey of a bunch of individual investors actually predict stock price performance? Crowd Technologies—a neophyte online investing community whose Web site Piqqem enables people to vote on the direction they believe individual stocks will follow...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • The wisdom of teenagers

    "A report by a 15-year-old work experience student at an investment banking firm, about teenagers and the media, says young people don't listen to the radio, go to the cinema or use Twitter. But are there other teenage habits that might come as a surprise? When Matthew Robson, on work experience...
     Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Bloggingheads: What Is Wisdom?

    Rex Jung, left, of the Mind Research Network and Robert Sternberg of Tufts University discuss a scientific understanding of wisdom. Discussants ask: "How different is wisdom from intelligence? Are smart people more susceptible to foolishness?" From NYT. Watch the video.
     Posted by: wattawa
  • The Empathy Nominee

    "In making Sonia Sotomayor his first nominee for the Supreme Court yesterday, President Obama appears to have found the ideal match for his view that personal experience and cultural identity are the better part of judicial wisdom..." Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal Photo by...
     Posted by: wattawa
  • Wisdom Workshop at Fordham University

    The Fordham University Philosophy Department presents a Wisdom Workshop Friday, April 17th 2009 Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus New York City Despite the fact that philosophia is literally the love of wisdom, contemporary philosophers have given limited attention to the concept of wisdom. This...
     Posted by: wattawa
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PUBLICATIONS
  • Positive Wisdom for Climate Change Awareness: John Crookall-Greening (2013)

    Abstract: This tribute outlines some of the contributions that John Crookall-Greening made to society—fighting nuclear arms and helping local communities become more climate change resilient. It also outlines some of John’s endearing traits, which together constituted a positive force inspiring many...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • A Route to Well-being: Intelligence vs. Wise Reasoning (2013)

    Abstract: Laypeople and many social scientists assume that superior reasoning abilities lead to greater well-being. However, previous research has been inconclusive. This may be because prior investigators used operationalizations of reasoning that favored analytic as opposed to wise thinking. We assessed...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • My New Book The Buddha's Teachings: Seeing without Illusion - revised/expanded ed (2013)

    My new book incorporates the writings of contemporary Buddhist scholar, psychologists, cognitive scientists and physicists to provide a fascinating and authoritative framework for the interpretation of the Buddha's teachings. In this revised and expanded edition, the Eightfold Path and the practice...
    (My publication) Posted by: rodger ricketts
  • A Handbook of Practical Wisdom Leadership, Organization and Integral Business Practice (2013)

    Edited by Wendelin Küpers and David Pauleen, both at the School of Management, Massey University, Albany, New Zealand Throughout history, wisdom has been exalted in many cultures as a resource and has become increasingly important for dealing with the challenges of current complex business contexts....
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Misconceptions Concerning Wisdom (2013)

    If our concern is to help wisdom to flourish in the world, then the central task before us is to transform academia so that it takes up its proper task of seeking and promoting wisdom instead of just acquiring knowledge. Improving knowledge about wisdom is no substitute; nor is the endeavour of searching...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • What Philosophy Ought to Be (2013)

    The proper task of philosophy is to keep alive awareness of what our most fundamental, important, urgent problems are, what our best attempts are at solving them and, if possible, what needs to be done to improve these attempts. Unfortunately, academic philosophy fails disastrously even to conceive of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Wisdom and Ego-Identity for Korean and American Late Adolescents (2013)

    Abstract: Overcoming identity crises during adolescence may help adolescents understand the world around them. Although adolescents may have developmental potential for wisdom, little is known about the direct relationship between wisdom and ego-identity or any cross-cultural effects. Wisdom dimensions...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • A Cross-comparative International Study on the Concept of Wisdom (2013)

    The article aims to depict the most common ideas regarding wisdom from young people across different countries: Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Republic of Korea and the United States. A questionnaire was administered to nearly 800 adolescents from these countries and comparisons by country and gender were...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Rediscovering Internal Strengths of the Aged: The Beneficial Impact of Wisdom, Mastery, Purpose in Life, and Spirituality on Aging Well (2013)

    Abstract: What explains aging and dying well? Previous research primarily examined the effects of objective life conditions (e.g., physical health, finances, socioeconomic status, age, social relationships) on older adults’ subjective well-being, whereas their internal strengths have often been ignored...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • From knowledge to wisdom: Assessment and prospects after three decades (2013)

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    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
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