Posts tagged with wisdom
9 April 2014 - What Does a Well-Educated Person Really Need to Know?
Are there certain skills, knowledge or experience that an ordinary person ought to know, to increase his odds of success over the long haul? I think there are, and these bits of knowledge can usefully be presented in six increasingly broad categories.
16 June 2013 - Wisdom and The Law
We break laws with impunity when we think we understand the law’s purpose and decide that some other, higher, purpose ought to trump.
9 March 2013 - Expertise and Its Discontents
Expertise, then, is both a blessing and a curse: You really do know better than others, but others fail to concede the point.
13 January 2013 - Wisdom, Properly Understood
Only a jackass thinks himself better than someone else because he’s got more book smarts or better practical skills or is more suave in a social setting.