There’s a big difference between knowledge and wisdom.
Back when knowledge was trapped in reams of paper and hoarded behind horn-rimmed spectacles, the only person with all the knowledge was a bloke called God.
We used to think that omniscience and omnipresence translated to wisdom.
We were wrong.
Knowledge used to be something to treasure, and wise was the person who realized the power it held.
Today we walk around with all of human knowledge in our pockets; The answer always a mere finger breadth away.
Yet, we seem as unwise as ever.
We dismiss knowledge as fast as we can find the next opinion.
It’s hard to believe that there were this many flat-earthers before the internet. Maybe they just kept themselves quiet.
Now that knowledge is cheaper than a steak frites, what’s the price of wisdom?