Wise Living Toolkit
Resources to help you live more wisely are assembled here for your use.
For Everyone:[edit | edit source]
Freely Available Learning Resources[edit | edit source]
These on-line courses are freely available worldwide.
- The Wise Path provides a guide to learning resources and practices that can enable you to live more wisely.
- The Living Wisely curriculum is a portal into many wisdom-related course materials.
- The Applied Wisdom curriculum provides direct access to many wisdom-related learning resources.
Relevant Blogs[edit | edit source]
These blogs provide wise advice and insights.
Reading Lists[edit | edit source]
Reading these books can help you become wiser.
- Wisdom – a list of books to help you progress toward wisdom.
- How can it be – a list of books that describe possibilities for a wiser future.
- Attaining Belief – a list of books describing how our beliefs originate and are shaped over time.
- Creating Possibilities – a list of books that help us solve problems, clarify and reframe problems, create alternative solutions, think creativity, and choose a better path forward.
- Secular Ethics – a list of books that help you decide the right thing to do.
- Rethinking Money – books on this list highlight problems with today's dominant money systems or suggest alternatives to those systems.
Videos[edit | edit source]
Wise Practices[edit | edit source]
Actions express wisdom. We invite you to attain these skills required to practice wisdom, and live wisely.
- Take care.
- Uphold the four agreements.
- Advance no falsehoods.
- Know how you know.
- Embrace reality and face facts.
- Seek true beliefs. Insist on intellectual honesty.
- Practice dialogue and candor.
- Become emotionally competent.
- Live the moral virtues.
- Respect dignity and preserve human rights, worldwide.
- Live the Golden Rule.
- Clarify your moral reasoning.
- Adopt a global perspective.
- Focus on what matters.
- Undertake the grand challenges.
- Do good.
- Enjoy seeking real good throughout your life.
- Choose to live wisely.
- Find common ground.
- Come together.
For Academics[edit | edit source]
For many years philosopher Nicholas Maxwell has advocated a specific plan to transform academia from knowledge inquiry to wisdom inquiry. His approach is described by the following materials.
- Can Universities Save Us From Disaster?
- What Needs to Change
- How Universities Have Betrayed Reason and Humanity—And What's to Be Done About It
- From Knowledge to Wisdom
The Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society provides a collaborative space for scholars to come together, in reflecting on the values of the university as an institution and on higher education as educational practices.