One of the world's foremost experts on wisdom and life satisfaction says we don't necessarily get wiser as we get older.
Intellgence vs. wisdom
Like me, no doubt you know many people who you consider
to be very smart, who possess a high level of intelligence. However, one of the things I have learned
over the years is that there is a great deal of difference between smart and
wise, between intelligence and wisdom. The
former attributes comes in part from genetics and in part from formal study in
school settings. On the other...
Breaking Bread with Ruth1898
What will you be doing at 109? Ruth1898, the world's oldest blogger, is still sharing her love of the simple joys in life and her golden nuggets of wisdom with GB.
Musings-lite Collection No. 7
I was thinking the other day that it is a shame
that life isn’t more like the card games I play on my computer. Here, if I don’t like the cards I was dealt,
I simply ask for a redeal. In life,
there are no redeals; we can only play with a deck that seems infinitely
big. In life, the hand we are dealt goes
on and on from that never ending deck called life until our lives end and...
Are people inherently good or inherently bad? That's the question writer Mark Matousek set out to answer in his new book, "Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good." Find out the surprising role gossip plays in keeping society healthy.
Sayings you never heard
I recently read a blog wherein the author listed several quotes by Will Rogers (if you don’t know who he is, check Wikipedia) and added some of her own commentary and observations about those quotes. It was an interesting and informative blog.
However, in reading it, it reminded me that over the past several years of writing my musings and miscellaneous other writings, I collected several...
A question and a statement
They are two - one a question and the second only a two word statement, so similar yet so different. The former suggests caution and prudence, the other ill-considered and foolish choices.
The first is a question the wise often ask - "What if"? What if I do or say something, what will be the possible outcomes? It suggests that the one who asks realizes that what we say or do, or fail to say or...
I recall many years ago being
assigned to a group whose IBM card processing (recall those?) was at least 6
months behind. My job, with one helper,
was to get rid of that backlog and make sure it never exceeded one week (an
organizational goal). Well, within a month we had gotten rid of that backlog
and it never exceeded 7 days’ worth of processing again during my assignment
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