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  Wisdom Quotes
It is [our] ingenuity, rather than [our] animal nature, that has given [our] fellow creatures such a bitter earthly fate.
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www.wisdomquotes.com   (547 words)

  The Wisdom Page --- a site devoted to wisdom resources
Wisdom, Intuition, and Ethics by Trevor Curnow is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to explore the history of wisdom, its nature, and wisdom's relationship to ethics.
Wisdom and the Academic Enterprise a short introduction by Copthorne Macdonald to the issue of wisdom acquisition as an academic focus, and the work of British scholar Nicholas Maxwell.
Wisdom at Work by Let Davidson is an essay that discusses how Davidson has been applying the principles and techniques of the wisdom tradition to the workplace in his role as consultant and trainer.
www.cop.com /info/wisdompg.html   (4061 words)

  Wisdom teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third molars that erupt into the mouth from age 16 to 21 years.
The main cause of gum infection around the wisdom teeth is food trapping in the “crevice” of the impaction and normal brushing is ineffective in removing all the food debris.
Wisdom teeth have been implicated in lower jaw fractures as they are positioned in the angle that constitutes a weak point.
web.singnet.com.sg /~gowsoms/Wissies.html   (921 words)

  Wisdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wisdom is that state that enables us to look at a decision, a thought, or an act, in the same way across time, moods, and other factors.
Wisdom is also accepted from cultural, philosophical and religious sources; in this sense, wisdom is often listed along side other virtues Insight, Knowledge, and Prudence.
For example, in the Roman Catholic church, wisdom (Prudence) stands with justice, fortitude and moderation as one of the four cardinal virtues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wisdom   (626 words)

 Wisdom - Wikiquote
It should be noted that the seeds of wisdom that are to bear fruit in the intellect are sown less by critical studies and learned monographs than by insights, broad impressions, and flashes of intuition.
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.
The plainest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness: her state is like that of things in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Wisdom   (1897 words)

 The Character of Wisdom: An Introduction to OT Wisdom Literature
Wisdom is really an approach to life, a way of looking at the world and, for Israelites, a way of living out in very deliberate, rational ways their commitment to God.
Wisdom is concerned with the issues facing humanity in general, the typical and recurring aspects of life that face human beings on a daily basis.
Wisdom is grounded in social structures, such as the family, the "schools" of the wise elders, or the king and the royal court.
www.cresourcei.org /wisdom.html   (1140 words)

 To Keep or Not to Keep
Wisdom teeth may cause movement of teeth (particularly the front teeth) when they try to erupt and this will compromise the orthodontic result.
If a wisdom tooth erupts beneath a denture it will cause severe irritation and if removed, the patient will need to have a new denture constructed as the shape of the gum will have changed.
A wisdom tooth that is still under the gums in a horizontal position (rather than a vertical position) may exert pressure to the surrounding teeth, causing crowding and crooked teeth.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/wisdomtooth/wteeth.htm   (1415 words)

 Wisdom at AllExperts
Wisdom is the ability, developed through experience, insight and reflection, to discern truth and exercise good judgment.
The status of wisdom or prudence as a virtue is recognized in cultural, philosophical and religious sources.
Wisdom is also represented by the sense of justice by the lawful and wise king Solomon.
en.allexperts.com /e/w/wi/wisdom.htm   (843 words)

 Wisdom House History
The center is a ministry of the Daughters of Wisdom of the United States Province.
This property, originally known as Spruce Brook Farm, was purchased in 1949 by the Daughters of Wisdom from the family of Margaret and Frederick Busk.
The Wisdom House logo expresses the mission of the center which is one of hospitality with roots in the Judaeo-Christian tradition and the spirit of the Daughters of Wisdom.
www.wisdomhouse.org /about/history.html   (461 words)

 Wisdom Teeth
When wisdom teeth don't have room to grow or they haven't reached their final position by age 25, they are considered impacted.
Wisdom teeth should be removed before the age of 24, according to a clinical study conducted by five Detroit area oral surgeons.
Recurring infections in the wisdom tooth area, inadequate space on the jawbone for the wisdom tooth itself, and wisdom teeth that are impacted or stuck under the bone and pose a problem are still valid candidates for removal.
www.paoralsurgery.com /0wisdom.htm   (3693 words)

 Wisdom Tooth Problems-Topic Overview
Wisdom teeth are the upper and lower third molars, located at the very back of the mouth.
Wisdom teeth may break partway through your gums, causing a flap of gum tissue to grow over them where food can become trapped and a gum infection can develop.
Oral surgeons generally agree that removing a wisdom tooth is easier in younger people (usually in their early 20s), when the tooth's roots and the jawbone are not completely developed.
www.webmd.com /oral-health/Wisdom-Tooth-Problems-Topic-Overview   (565 words)

Solomon prayed for that promise to be fulfilled and because he chose wisdom over riches, the Lord blessed him with more wisdom and understanding than any other, so much that people from all over the world came to hear the wisdom of the King of Israel.
Wisdom is described not only as a spirit in the Proverbs but in the feminine sense, "Wisdom cries without, she utters her voice in the streets.
You have a kind of sign-board hung out to show the apparent abode of wisdom: but wisdom is another guest who declines the invitation; she is to be found elsewhere.
latter-rain.com /genko/wisdom.htm   (615 words)

 Ecological Wisdom Provision @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term ecological wisdom, or ecosophy, is a philosophy of ecological harmony or equilibrium.
The concept is the outgrowth of the environmentalism of the 1960s and has become one of the foundations of the deep ecology movement.
All expressions of values by Green Parties list ecological wisdom as a key value - it was one of the original Four Pillars of the Green Party and is often considered the most basic value of these parties.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Ecological_wisdom   (287 words)

 Wisdom Quotes - The Quotations Page
Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions.
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be pass'd from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/wisdom   (375 words)

 Wisdom Quotes | Wisdom Quotations | Wisdom Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_wisdom.html   (1334 words)

 Wisdom teeth - info on the third and final set of molars by MedicineNet.com
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties.
However, a wisdom tooth that is underneath the gums and embedded in the jawbone, requires an incision into the gums and then removal of the portion of bone that lies over the tooth.
Before your wisdom tooth is extracted, the tooth and the surrounding tissue will be numbed with a local anesthetic — the same injection with the same medication you receive to numb a tooth prior to having a cavity filled.
www.medicinenet.com /wisdom_teeth/article.htm   (901 words)

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
Wisdom is often considered a synonym to knowledge, but the two concepts are in fact quite different.
Wisdom tooth, the last, or back, tooth of the full set on each half of each jaw in man; -- familiarly so called, because appearing comparatively late, after the person may be supposed to have arrived at the age of wisdom.
everything2.com /index.pl?node=wisdom   (838 words)

 Wisdom tooth extraction
Before removing a wisdom tooth, your dentist will give you a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed.
Gum disease and tooth decay in the wisdom tooth, which may be harder to clean than other teeth, or in the teeth and jaw in the area of the wisdom tooth.
If your wisdom teeth are not causing problems, it may be difficult to decide whether to have your wisdom teeth removed to prevent possible dental problems later in life.
www.webmd.com /oral-health/Wisdom-tooth-extraction   (1583 words)

 On Wisdom, Knowledge, Ignorance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wisdom is found only by constant practice in pure thinking and well-doing; by harmonizing one's mind and heart to those things which are beautiful, lovable and true.
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning, and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
www.chemistrycoach.com /on_wisdom_.htm   (3201 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Metro -- KPBS, 'Marketplace' drop local contributor in plagiarism flap
Wisdom was dropped as a freelance contributor to the "Marketplace" show, which airs on National Public Radio and is produced by American Public Media, because of plagiarism, the Washington Post's media critic, Howard Kurtz, reported in the newspaper's Friday editions.
The decision to take Wisdom off the air at KPBS is based entirely on the plagiarism allegations at "Marketplace," and not anything that was aired on KPBS, Worlie said.
Wisdom has an MBA from Cal Pacific University of San Diego and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's owner/president management program.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/metro/20050624-1118-bn24wisdom.html   (824 words)

 What are impacted wisdom teeth?
Our pages also discuss the best age at which to have wisdom teeth extracted as well as some of the common risks and complications associated with this type of oral surgery.
Additionally, we make mention of some of the different methods of sedation an oral surgeon might use with their patients who are undergoing impacted wisdom teeth removal, as well as some tips related to post extraction recovery.
In addition to mesially, vertically, horizontally, and distally impacted, wisdom teeth can also be classified as soft tissue or bony impactions.
www.animated-teeth.com /wisdom_teeth/t1_wisdom_tooth.htm   (782 words)

 Fundamentals of Buddhism: Wisdom
Wisdom is described as the understanding of the Four Noble Truths, or the understanding of dependent origination and so forth.
Because the attainment of wisdom is not an intellectual or academic exercise.
Finally through wisdom, having eliminated ignorance, greed and anger, having purified ourselves of those three defilements, we can attain freedom, the final goal that is the purpose of the Noble Eightfold Path, the bliss of Nirvana.
www.buddhanet.net /fundbud8.htm   (2965 words)

 Technorati Tag: wisdom
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 Old Testament Guide (This Rock: March 1993)
For wisdom is more mobile than any motion; because of her pureness she pervades and penetrates all things.
It is easy to conclude, as the writer does, that revealed wisdom is far superior to pagan wisdom--which is what he is trying to do in the three parts of the book which we have outlined.
Wisdom, as we have seen, is a "reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness" (7:25-26).
www.catholic.com /thisrock/1993/9303otg.asp   (1350 words)

 Wisdom (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The belief that one is not wise is not a sufficient condition for wisdom.
There are many views in the historical and contemporary philosophical literature on wisdom that have knowledge, as opposed to humility or accuracy, as at least a necessary condition of wisdom.
Nozick claims, “Wisdom is what you need to understand in order to live well and cope with the central problems and avoid the dangers in the predicaments human beings find themselves in” (1989, 267).
plato.stanford.edu /entries/wisdom   (3801 words)

He insists on the bonds between Wisdom and faith: “As faith is the foundation of all religion, so is it the basis of all wisdom and perfection; hence faith, the daily bread of the Daughters of Wisdom, is the motivating force of all their thoughts, words and actions” (RW 202).
That the spirituality of Wisdom should emblazon the standard of a religious congregation is a unique fact in the history of the institutes of consecrated or apostolic life.
Montfort’s view of Wisdom, then, is both fragmented—he himself gives a number of distinctions or quasi-definitions—and centered, for he refers everything to the mystery of Christ Wisdom, essentially a mystery of covenant and salvation for humanity.
www.ewtn.com /library/Montfort/Handbook/Wisdom.htm   (7192 words)

 Wisdom - Wisdom Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Wisdom is about how we live in the world; it’s a quality of mind that allows us to distinguish what is important and valuable from what is not.
Since I began interviewing thoughtful and insightful people on wisdom and doing grounded theory research on it a few years ago, I have arrived at different ways of thinking about wisdom.
These parts of the tree represent the four major components of wisdom: The trunk and branches stand for Discernment, that is, deep insight and deep understanding.
www.wisdominst.org /wisdom.htm   (506 words)

 A Portrait of Jesus | Two Kinds of Wisdom
Wisdom concerns a way of life, a path, a way of seeing reality.
Wisdom is a way of seeing ourselves and our lives in relation to reality.
Conventional wisdom tells us how to live - it is what we are socialized into as we grow up in any given culture.
www.united.edu /portrait/wisdom1.shtml   (539 words)

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