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.

Virtue is knowing that one is driven by his arrogance. And arrogant is he who thinks he is virtuous. But he who understands the interplay between the two is neither virtuous nor arrogant but something else entirely.