In this video, the late Theodor Roszak discusses the pitfalls of an information-based culture. He argues that we have placed too much importance on information and have readily embraced the computer as a potential substitute for the human brain. He contrasts information with ideas, knowledge and wisdom which can only be gained from human experiences and which cannot be codified into mere data.

How small am I in trying to constantly compare myself to others. But I recognize my smallness and in that recognition I am liberated.