Category Archives: Wisdom

My interpretation of being wise

HUMOR ENJOYS UNCERTAINTY

Ambiguity Can Be Funny Call me a cab; OK you’re a cab.  The purpose of this blog is to convince my readers that since people enjoy humor and humor enjoys uncertainty, maybe readers could learn to see uncertainty more favorably, … Continue reading

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IGNORANCE IS BLISS

And Profitable  “Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.’”   Thomas Gray Ignorance may be considered bliss because not knowing something is often more comfortable than knowing it. Knowledge is both enlightening and burdening. However, ignorance hasn’t been very … Continue reading

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CHANGE HAPPENS

Change Is Both Inevitable And Unpredictable Change is good; you go first. Dilbert: Change is like the weather; they both are always happening; they keep changing; they are almost impossible to predict; and everyone talks about them but nobody seems … Continue reading

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MY INTERCONNECTED ASSUMPTION

 Understanding The Whole In One      You think because you understand one you must understand two because one and one makes two.  But you must also understand and.  Sufi saying This is the fourth of four mind-expanding assumptions of my theory … Continue reading

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MY REFLECTION ASSUMPTION

Paying Attention Intentionally Out of necessity we learn to run on auto-pilot, paying attention mechanically and passively most of the time. This underscores the need to pay attention deliberately and voluntarily, thereby liberating our awareness from robotic activity.” Daniel Goleman … Continue reading

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MY OPEN-MINDED ASSUMPTION

 Embracing Uncertainty Keeping the mind open in the face of uncertainty is the single most                          powerful  secret of unleashing your creative potential.  Michael Gelb  Open-mindedness and uncertainty are connected. They both are … Continue reading

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MY FORESIGHT ASSUMPTION

Creating The Future  The future is not someplace we are going to, but something we are creating. John Schaar Foresight, one of my four wisdom theory assumptions, is about the future.The future is not a destination; it is a creative … Continue reading

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H B’s THEORY OF WISDOM

Four Assumptions “It is wise not to be too sure.” This is my definition of wisdom: Socrates explains:True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us. Wisdom … Continue reading

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THE OLDER AND WISER HYPOTHESIS

Am I Wiser Now That I Am Older? It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. Mahatma Gandhi This is a personal blog about my wisdom, asking myself the question in my subtitle. My answer is going … Continue reading

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