We are raising today’s children in sterile, risk-averse and highly structured environments. In so doing, we are failing to cultivate artists, pioneers and entrepreneurs, and instead cultivating a generation of children who can follow the rules in organized sports games, sit for hours in front of screens and mark bubbles on standardized tests.
“Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.”
~ George Macaulay Trevelyan
I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. **Alexander the Great
It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
“Learn as much by writing as by reading.”