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Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Quote about experience on Yahoo! Education

Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Quote about experience on Yahoo! Education

T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), U.S.-born—British poet, critic. “Choruses from ‘The Rock’....”

Where is the Life we have lost in living?
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

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data into information?  [meaningful?]

information into knowledge? [meaningful?]

knowledge into wisdom? [short/concise/concrete meaning]

Intelligence versus intellectual verus wisdom?

Isaac Asimov (1920–1992), Russian-born U.S. author. The Roving Mind, ch. 25, Prometheus Books (1983).

Knowledge is indivisible. When people grow wise in one direction, they are sure to make it easier for themselves to grow wise in other directions as well. On the other hand, when they split up knowledge, concentrate on their own field, and scorn and ignore other fields, they grow less wise—even in their own field.

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All of the related terms are un-countable.

Data, information, knowledge, wisdom,

Aristotle (384?22 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Metaphysics, bk. 1, ch. 1.

All men by nature desire knowledge.

All men by nature desire to know.

2006-03-20 08:14:57 GMT
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I come across this terms so many times in my career life. Finally, I understand, I understand and I understand, just how you feel....[a love song]

Make sense before you make decision to process any level of

Wisdom (the wise)
Sagacity (the sage)

2007-03-30 04:51:52 GMT