Author Archives: Aaron Schmid

Understanding > Knowledge


We affirm that each human being is more than the sum of their parts. However, modern scientific thinking has continually diminished the human soul to little more than what is objectively perceived. By increasingly cold and materialistic evaluation, many are led to regard human beings as fragmented collections of mathematical principals, mechanical functions, and/or deterministically […]

The Importance of Embodied Wisdom and Mentorship


Embodied wisdom (which is distinct from mere knowledge) is an invaluable resource for the flourishing of society. However, various factors–including the erosion of extended family, mobility of labor and resources, and the atomization of communities–have contributed to a situation in which embodied wisdom is less accessible. Therefore, we urge: 1) individuals to make sacrifices which […]