Through Uprising: A Revolution of the Soul, Erwin reminds us that wisdom is the ability to connect cause and effect. Wise people may look like they can predict the future, but in reality they are in tune with this connection between cause and effect.
Listen to this prediction at a recent Mariners game. The broadcaster has obviously done his scouting of the player and the pitcher. He knows the batter hits home runs off of fastballs. He also seems to know that the pitcher tends to throw fastballs on a 3-1 count.
Now, the rest of his prediction is just plain spooky!