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2011-04-06 22:31:29

Bitterness can disqualify a person from being considered wise, while age is no guarantee for superior insight, according to research from Concordia Revolution in Libya. Revolution in Egypt. Revolution in Tunisia. The Middle East and North Africa face unprecedented change as dictatorships crumble and people clamor for democracy. Yet it remains unclear whether these nations will experience more equity under new regimes. The reshaping of societies raises fundamental questions that require...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

Author points readers toward path of wisdom, not popular knowledge Longwood, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Our world is changing rapidly, and our culture has been deceived in many ways. This work will open the mind of readers as they gain a whole new perspective. In his groundbreaking book A Fool's Guide to Wisdom: Finding Discernment in an Age of Fear and Folly ($15.99, paperback, 978-1-61215-766-5; $25.99, hardcover, 978-1-61215-791-7; also available in e-book format), author Richard...

2011-03-31 00:00:27

The 4th R Foundation, a non-profit education research foundation is pleased to announce a totally new subject, just like math and science, that teaches wisdom; which is super mature emotional intelligence. This subject enables individuals, groups and countries to become wise. It enables anyone to become one's pure self. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 The 4th R Foundation, a non-profit education research foundation is pleased to announce a totally new subject, just like math and...

2011-01-25 10:43:00

DETROIT, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro Parent Magazine and WDET are proud to present Spirituality and Parenting...a Conversation on Wisdom and Learning for the Modern Family featuring Sylvia Boorstein at The Birmingham Community House, February 15, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Krista Tippett, author of Speaking of Faith and Einstein's God and host of On Being, a radio program based on the questions of humanity and ancient traditions of the human spirit, will be leading a discussion with Sylvia...

2010-12-21 05:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A uniquely powerful way to deal with stress and create serenity has just been released by transformational media innovator, Wisdom of the World. Its captivating new "WisdomFilms(TM)" mix spectacular time-lapse nature cinematography with original music soundtracks and inspiring voice-over narrations from some of today's most acclaimed voices in mindfulness, self-help and spiritually. Like guided mediations that gently take the listener to a...

2010-12-09 06:50:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wisdom Compass is an extraordinary new book, which takes the biblical book of Proverbs and brings it into the present as a vehicle for personal transformation. Why Proverbs? Wisdom Compass author Theodore Henderson says, "The answer is simple: The book of Proverbs was originally intended, when first published several thousand years ago, as a wisdom guide for those of faith to do what is right and for making sound judgments in sometimes difficult...

2010-11-19 00:00:43

Are You Really Connected or Just Linked? How to Create Powerful, Inspiring Conversations that Lead to Greater Success Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Bill Gates, Bono, Oprah Winfrey and Lance Armstrong have reached the pinnacle of achievement in their individual walks of life, but what do they really have in common? They all found out that ultimate success comes through the power of relationships. They discovered that by themselves they were limited, but by adding strategic advisors...

2010-07-22 11:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When loss and death touch us personally, we're often not prepared for the feelings of despair, frustration, anger or sadness that can surface. For anyone facing serious illness or end-of-life issues--theirs, or someone they care for--a beautiful and compassionate 2 CD and GiftBook set, Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying, blends inspiring music and spoken wisdom from some of the today's most revered humanitarian leaders. Created by...

2010-06-04 06:30:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of living a fulfilling life is a theme that has launched many talk shows, best-selling books and fitness regiments. While navigating all this information may seem daunting, author Herbert Santos Silva makes it simple in his new book, "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" (published by AuthorHouse). "A Walk in the Garden of Wisdom: Intuitive Reflections" is a collection of Silva's reflections on wisdom, values and...

2010-05-10 07:36:33

Survey identifies central, unifying characteristics -- and how wisdom differs from other traits Compassion. Self-understanding. Morality. Emotional stability. These words would seem to describe at least some of the universal traits attributed to wisdom, each of them broadly recognized and valued. In fact, there is no enduring, consistent definition of what it means exactly to be wise. It is a virtue widely treasured but essentially unexplained, a timeless subject only now attracting rigorous,...