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 In a recent contemplation of our ever-lengthening days and the digital data that nourishes our artificial intelligence, I found myself at a crossroads. The ties between the celestial dance of the moon, the gatekeeping of knowledge by esteemed institutions, and the implications for our AI-driven future were not just intellectually stimulating but also profoundly urgent. With humanity at such a unique intersection, it's time to delve into these entangled narratives.

As the Earth's rotation gradually slows, gifting us microseconds more each day, you'd think we'd be reveling in an abundance of time. Yet, paradoxically, in this era of boundless information, our collective digital wisdom seems to be on a diet, shrinking faster than a cheap sweater in a hot wash. It’s like having an all-you-can-eat buffet with only celery sticks on the menu.

Daily, we're inundated with data, much like drinking from a fire hose, yet the real nourishment – wisdom – is as scarce as a polite political debate on social media. The irony? In an age where artificial intelligence should be our intellectual sous-chef, we often end up with indigestion of the mind.

A suggested daily habit for the LinkedIn aficionado? Begin your day not with a quick digital snack of tweets and posts, but with a hearty breakfast of long-form articles or books. It's the brain's equivalent of swapping a sugary cereal for steel-cut oats.

This isn't just about saving time; it's about reclaiming it. We're in a high-stakes poker game with Father Time, and he's a notorious card shark. Our societal choices – embracing rapid technological advancements while neglecting the depth of human wisdom – are akin to betting our future on a hand we haven't fully understood.

Consider the institutions guarding this knowledge. Picture them as the bouncers at the nightclub of wisdom. They've got the velvet rope, deciding what gets in and what stays out. In this metaphor, AI could be the friend who knows the bouncer, easing our entry. But what if that friend leads us to the wrong party?

Globally, this dance of time and wisdom affects everything, including the potential of AI. We're programming these digital brains with the equivalent of fast-food knowledge, and then we wonder why their decisions lack Michelin-star quality.

As for the historical context, think of the Library of Alexandria. Once a beacon of knowledge, its demise – whether by fire or neglect – serves as a cautionary tale. We're at a similar juncture, where the wealth of information could either ignite a renaissance of wisdom or smolder into digital ashes.

In the end, the urgent question remains: How will we use our extra microseconds and digital prowess? Will we continue the sprint on the treadmill of data consumption, or will we choose a more scenic route, taking the time to absorb, reflect, and grow in wisdom?