My colleague Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California, posted a thoughtful blog that provides a more expansive look on the difference between knowledge and wisdom. Eric writes:
“It’s interesting to be in San Francisco, to be near Silicon Valley, [where] we get so titillated by the idea of our machines becoming intelligent,” said Krista Tippett during a recent interview with Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus of San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral. “I think it would behoove us to get titillated by the possibilities for our intelligence, our consciousness that in fact we already possess, and our capacity not merely to become knowledgeable, but to become wise.”
Read more from Eric Nelson’s blog.