There’s an old story about the history of civilization that goes like this: In the beginning, humans sought wisdom. Wisdom proved hard to obtain, however, so we turned our attention to seeking knowledge. But even knowledge became elusive, so we sought information instead. Now information itself is questionable. All that’s left is to look at the data.
Wisdom, in other words, has been replaced by the pie chart.
Today, we live in an immediated culture. Wisdom can’t live here. Get The Drift to find out why.