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Violence; is a reaction to a process which you feel you have no control of. Violence is lack of control. Lack of control is lack of knowledge. Violence is the result of the lack of knowledge of a different option. Violence is stupidity.
Bad things happen because of stupid people. Education is the solution.
I think that the only way to be moral and to have empathy, is through knowledge and understanding. That is how I learned my most valuable lessons, by meeting different people and learning about them and their lives.Its all about exposure to knowledge.
To me wisdom and knowledge are basically the same thing - wisdom is something you know and learn, just as anything else.
“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” ~ Miles Kingston