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I Believe Education Is Freedom

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    To Good Not to Share Pt 2

    A love of literacy is taking flight at Mulberry School in Los Gatos, where students are becoming birdbrained — but in a good way. Third-grade teacher Judy Quigley said her students' learning experiences have actually been enhanced quite dramatically by reading to...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2009

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    To Good Not to Share Pt 1

       School Desks   On the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a social studies school teacher at Robinson High School in Little Rock , did something not to be forgotten. With permission of the school...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F Feb 19, 2009

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    Education Is Freedom

    I recently shared a story on EP about hope in the Hope, Change, Engage topic..ever since then, the wheels in my head have been turning.  This is the sequel to what I was saying about education being freedom.  To me education is endless, you can never educate yourself...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    What did you learn today?

    When my sister and I were growing up, this was the question that was asked of us nightly at the dinner table. And we were not permitted to leave until we had recounted at least one thing we had not known that morning that we had learned at school, in the playground, or wherever...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Born With It

    every child is born with a hunger to learn that is what motivates them to learn to walk and talk you have to teach your children to dislike learning and that should be a crime
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Education is freedom.

    To truly be free you need to know how to live your life in a way probably already lived by others. You need to read books and go to classes, lectures, on how people have lived in the past. Freedom is education. If you are free you must pursue education with the same vigour as...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    Independence

    Its only when you are educated that you will know how to "utilize" your freedom.
    siddha siddha 18-21, F Feb 20, 2009

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    I'm not going to college

    until I know what I want to do for a career. I'm not going to college because my parents want me to or to get a well paying job I don't like or to follow suit. I'm going to college when I know what I want. Otherwise, there is no point.
    deathsdestruction deathsdestruction 18-21, M Nov 6, 2014

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    I have started a website

    which provide top free educational resources around the world. check it on 666solutions.com
    santosh2050 santosh2050 26-30, M Jan 20, 2014

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    im a muslim and im absolutely disgusted! i keep on hearing how they call us terrorists and all that! and the same goes for other religions i hate when SOME muslims see a person...
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    I believe education is about bringing your ability to express your uniqueness to the surface, and as such, it can be both easy and difficult. It is easy to know yourself if you...
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    I may be a little biased, given that I've been a teacher and an administrator for my entire adult life, but I really feel that the concept of education is what helps our species...
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    Education is the answer. The answer to most of societal ills. I am amazed at what little effort many parents make to engage in the educational process with their children. If you...
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    I am a firm believer in the power of education and I truly wish I would have realized this a whole hell of a lot sooner! :/
    AmanthaDelVineri AmanthaDelVineri 26-30, F 6 Responses May 11

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    My father had a PhD in Physics. He worked for NASA for 32 years, designing and developing, among other things, power subsystems for the International Space Station (ISS) and the...
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    Suddenly, I miss being in love.. I miss making love.. I miss the freedom to love.. Having a partner makes you feel different kinds of love.. it's a freedom to love in any way you...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 2 Responses May 15

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    We live in an age where inquiry is rapidly becoming a starved plant, without the water of freedom to grow. A life lived without inquiry is a life lived of ignorance and prejudice...
    paleryder paleryder 51-55, M a week ago

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    Starting child years instruction and mulling over is a particular self-control that is concerned with caring for and showing young people, considering their own needs and likings...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F May 11

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    Gays believe that they are born gay. But how much ever everyone accepts that especially thanks to media no-one realizes that it's just based on sexual desire, and nothing else. I...
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    When I was 14, I had my heart set on the adventure of a career at sea. I could attend sea training college and complete my education whilst concurrently apprenticing for a sea...
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    Dignity 1. The moment you realize that the person you cared for has nothing intellectually or spiritually to offer you, but a headache. 2. The moment you realize God had greater...
    andreagrass13 andreagrass13 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have no freedom I'm trapped in my own life . Yes I can breath freedom for a bit once or twice but I want freedom I'm moving out of my parents house and just living a life I...
    pandacutie1 pandacutie1 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My son was about 6 or 7 when I started his sex education. It was always age appropriate and never too much detail but I figured the less embarrassed I could get him the healthier...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Your age doesn't define your maturity, your education doesn't define your intellect, and people's thoughts about you don't define who you are
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    I heard about the terrorist attack on a group of people having a competition to draw the prophet Muhammad. I think it's ridiculous that people think it's okay to do such things...
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    I am a married mother of three beautiful children. I am also a full time student pursuing my Bachelor's in Special Education. I lost my job in July of last year due to...
    vtaylor83 vtaylor83 31-35, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I think that if there were a relaxation of laws against toplessness simultaneous with positive publicity against gawking, and a public education campaign (billboards about just...
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    To be fair, even people living with mental illness don't understand mental illness. and that's what makes it so hard to pin down and both treat, and understand. there's so much...
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    "Christians Decline Sharply as Share of Population; Unaffiliated and Other Faiths Continue to Grow" JUST OUT ... LATEST PEW RESEARCH The Christian share of the U.S. population...
    PYWACKET PYWACKET 61-65, M 9 Responses May 14

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    I love you. I'm still in love with you till this day. I wonder how you are. Are you okay? Are you happy? Do you have another woman taking care of you? Are you taking care of her? I...
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I Know The Way You Can Get I know the way you can get When you have not had a drink of Love: Your face hardens, Your sweet muscles cramp. Children become concerned About a...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 5 Responses May 17

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    Ireland is a republic...Today we vote on a change to our constitution to include same-sex marriage...The vote is on an amendment to article 41 of the Irish constitution to include...
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    Why would you limit yourself to one partner if you have it in you to make more people happy and feel special? I'm not talking about sleeping with every stranger or going behind...
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    So recently I've been think about whether same-sex marriage should be part of state law of federal law. I was inclined to say federal law, but I can also understand why people say...
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    IntroductionJessica Kahal is an American talented girl who has interests in taking part in various extracurricular activities like singing, swimming, etc. She has a very good...
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    Happy Memorial Day to all my ep family take time to remember those that fought and died for our freedom!
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    Hoping all of you have a magnificent Memorial Day. A special thank you to current Military Soldiers and all Veterans of the United States Military... Please take a moment to...
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    Why [...] do some highly educated people believe religious claims? First, smart persons are good at defending ideas that they originally believed for non-smart reasons. They want...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 3 Responses May 2

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    i don't know if this is the right group to put it in, i wrote this a long time ago...too many years ago....with my best friend...she's an angel now...that's why this paragraph is...
    theoneyoullneverforget theoneyoullneverforget 18-21, F May 2