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Moving from knowledge to wisdom, from ordinary consciousness to extraordinary consciousness

Moving from knowledge to wisdom, from ordinary consciousness to extraordinary consciousness Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among knowledge, wisdom, consciousness and extraordinary consciousness. Design/methodology/approach – After introducing knowledge, this paper provides: a short review of the literature on the concept of wisdom; an introduction to the concepts of ordinary and extraordinary consciousness; and a brief exploration of the relationships among these concepts. Findings – Tacit knowledge is in relationship to wisdom. Since extraordinary consciousness by definition is heightened sensitivity to, awareness of, and connection with our unconscious mind, extraordinary consciousness is in support of wisdom. Originality/value – Introduces concept of extraordinary consciousness. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems Emerald Publishing

Moving from knowledge to wisdom, from ordinary consciousness to extraordinary consciousness

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0305-5728
DOI
10.1108/03055720810870842
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships among knowledge, wisdom, consciousness and extraordinary consciousness. Design/methodology/approach – After introducing knowledge, this paper provides: a short review of the literature on the concept of wisdom; an introduction to the concepts of ordinary and extraordinary consciousness; and a brief exploration of the relationships among these concepts. Findings – Tacit knowledge is in relationship to wisdom. Since extraordinary consciousness by definition is heightened sensitivity to, awareness of, and connection with our unconscious mind, extraordinary consciousness is in support of wisdom. Originality/value – Introduces concept of extraordinary consciousness.

Journal

VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management SystemsEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 11, 2008

Keywords: Consciousness; Tacit knowledge

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