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I Am Intelligent Enlightened and Self Educated

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    Self-education: An Unending Journey I Am Just Getting Started On...

    I am far from being “enlightened and self-educated” at the moment, but I believe these are good things to strive toward.  I was a “good student” in high school.  Despite being sort of devious and getting into minor...
    PerpetualStudent PerpetualStudent 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Self Education

    I am self educated. I need to become more of this so that i can be fully independent financially and business wise. I want to be a leader and successful owner. What are some great resources for this?
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M Jul 6, 2011

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