Who can find wisdom?
Solomon tells us that "Wisdom cries out in the street and utters her voice in the markets" (Prov. 1:20).
As we consider the decay of values and moral code, it is fair to conclude that America has lost the wisdom exhibited by our founding fathers. The streets and marketplace seem void of the cry of wisdom.
The book of Proverbs begins with a purpose statement:
"To know wisdom and instruction, to perceive the words of understanding, to receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, judgment, and equity; to give subtlety to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion—a wise man will hear and will increase learning, and a man of understanding will attain wise counsel ... The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction" (Proverbs 1:1-7, MEV).
In a country known for the collective brain power to solve an equation for space travel, the presence of rocket scientists does not seem to have made an impact on our per capita wisdom.
It seems that knowledge puffeth upeth.
Perhaps the question is not "who can find wisdom," but rather, "who wants it?"
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