April 24th, 2013

Wisdom is Power

By Ron Nakamoto

I thought you might find this simple chart useful.  Consider the difference between "narrative knowledge" and "narrative wisdom".  In 1597, Sir Francis Bacon said "knowledge is power".  With computers, the internet, and the rise of search engines like Google, I think that that's no longer true.   Wisdom, especially narrative wisdom, is now power.

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Knowledge vs Wisdom – Difference and Comparison | Diffen
What’s the difference between Knowledge and Wisdom? “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” – T. S. Eliot. Knowledge is gathered from learn…

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