Wisdom knows two things. Wisdom discerns skillful from unskillful, helpful from unhelpful. It can tell the difference between the various intentions that arise in our own heart and mind, to know how to navigate and steer in life. Fundamentally, wisdom knows the difference between suffering and its end; stress, what leads to stress, and how stress ends. It’s the beginning, but also the end of the path.
 
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