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What is wisdom?

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Dr Marriah Star

Dr Marriah Star


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I will talk about our relationships with money, wealth, poverty, and love as reflected in comics, cartoons, and TED talks. I will discuss comic strips from Doonesbury and Stone Soup that reveal our dilemma with money.

I will play an episode from the Berenstein Bears TV series "The Trouble With Money" and I will read from the book. Both reveal the danger of turning spiritual experiences into money-making opportunities that make you sacrifice your relationships and spiritual experiences.

The way to avoid this danger is by shifting from anti-social behavior (spending money only on yourself) to pro-social behavior (spending money to help other people, regardless of the amount).