Application Questions: 1. What is the difference between your ideal life and real life? How does the book of Proverbs reconcile the two? 2. Who wrote Proverbs? What can be learned from his life? 3. Defined the categories (1) wise, (2) simple, and (3) foolish. How does each category relate to your decision making? 4. Who is the hearer and listener in Proverbs 1:1-6?