Cyborg Buddha | Philippe Verdoux | On Why It Might Be Wise To Think More About Wisdom

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Otherhood | No Comments

“In a world torn with strife and warfare, perhaps no problem is more important [than that of understanding and developing wisdom], as wisdom may be the only hope out of the bloodshed.” – Robert Sternberg

But what exactly is wisdom? Would augmenting our cognitive capacities entail a corresponding increase in how wise we as individuals or a collective whole are? What might a “wisdom enhancement” look like?

Via Verdoux’s exploration of wisdom over at IEET’s Cyborg Buddha

“In a world torn with strife and warfare, perhaps no problem is more important [than that of understanding and developing wisdom], as wisdom may be the only hope out of the bloodshed.” – Robert Sternberg

But what exactly is wisdom? Would augmenting our cognitive capacities entail a corresponding increase in how wise we as individuals or a collective whole are? What might a “wisdom enhancement” look like?

Via Verdoux’s exploration of wisdom over at IEET’s Cyborg Buddha

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