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Educate the children and it won’t be necessary to punish the men.

Pythagoras

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Timeless wisdom. 

Why do we need grammar?

Interesting read. 

In less than 100 seconds, Particle physicist John Dainton argues the importance of giving academics the freedom to explore their intellectual curiosities. 

Bottom line: Our modern world ceases to exist without a sound understanding of fundamental science. 

Bingo! It is what you learn and what you’re passionate that matters but sadly in my part of the world Grades take precedence over everything else. 
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Bingo! It is what you learn and what you’re passionate that matters but sadly in my part of the world Grades take precedence over everything else. 

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Kurt Vonnegut's 1999 commencement address

Best thing i’ve read all day. 

explore-blog:

Kurt Vonnegut's 1999 commencement address

Best thing i’ve read all day. 

asapscience:

via Science Is Awesome

Education is what people do to you, learning is what you do to yourself.

MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito at #TED2014. Pair with this excellent read on how to fuel the lifelong engine of learning beyond formal education.   (via educationalliberty)

Well if that doesn’t hit the nail on the proverbial head, I don’t know what does. Let’s be learning facilitators, not educators.

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Why?

Why is our school system so adept at turning vast majority kids into cynical adults who absolutely resent learning? 

A few random thoughts on completing one’s education.

I find it really absurd when people ask me or others around me the question: When did you complete your education? 

I’m a firm believer in Education being a life-long experience. As far i’m concerned, one’s education comes to an end when we have breathed our last or when we lose our heads to a debilitating brain disease.

Our Education can last as long we have will, time, and the desire to learn all the new things in the ever-chanigng world around us. There’s absolute no reason to stop learning once we have that “Degree” and “A Job.” So, you know what to say when somebody’s asks you that cliched question. Right? 

How fast are you moving right now? - Tucker Hiatt (by TED-Ed)

"How fast are you moving?" seems like an easy question, but it’s actually quite complicated — and perhaps best answered by another question: "Relative to what?" Even when you think you’re standing still, the Earth is moving relative to the Sun, which is moving relative to the Milky Way, which is…you get the idea. Tucker Hiatt unravels the concepts of absolute and relative speed.