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I Believe Education Is Freedom

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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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    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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    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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    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.

    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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    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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    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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    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 really love education and glad i have such a positive attitude towards it. Education is a right, its only in the richer places in the world that the right has so much freedom...
    InspirationGirl555 InspirationGirl555 13-15 Apr 9

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    I am a true believer in education regardless of age or gender. I have a masters degree, in education, and teach American history at the college level. I have 3 teenagers and am...
    joan1976 joan1976 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    I do believe in it. Heck I learned a lot. I was always a good listener and would barely have to do anything because I would remember everything in my head from classes. Thing is I...
    AvgDudeJ AvgDudeJ 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 16

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    I believe in education very much. Those without either a college education or graduating from a trade school, will find it hard to find a decent job paying wages more than minimum...
    jillpeterson jillpeterson 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I believe in practical education, something one can learn and benefit from in a short time? I'd been studying aquaponics so I can share that knowledge in the near future. In three...
    tigerlo2 tigerlo2 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    I believe in love not labels because think women are sexy to
    Eroticchocolate007 Eroticchocolate007 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I believe nudity is the most natural state to be in and I love it but I don't let it define me. There is at least for me a vulnerability & a need for trust that allows me to be...
    FleurDAmour FleurDAmour 41-45, F 14 Responses Apr 25

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    I believe in the right for everyone to obtain a higher education. I especially love grammar and all things grammar.
    englishgrammar englishgrammar 41-45, M Apr 12

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    I was an educator for 14 years. Now, I homeschool my son. I am able to provide him with an education that is superior to the one that he would acquire through any of the area...
    runner70 runner70 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Something I think about religion. An answer to a question that I wanted to keep. You Quran-thumpers are such a dull lot, losing your ability to use the Shift Key and shouting...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M Apr 16

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    I do support freedom of speech but with freedom comes responsibilities. "There is a difference though between freedom of speech and a free-for-all. Defamatory comments do not...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I liked this article I ran across today so I thought I'd share it. And above is a photo from one of my recent #13's. :) "1. All truth is a paradox. Life is a precious unfathomably...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 20 Responses Apr 14

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    Its one of the most valuable life gifts, this one should NEVER be trade. The freedom of unlimited expression, with no intentions of hurting anyone else from it should always be...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    When I was a young kid, my two elder sister and brother were in our bunk beds of our flat (Wellington's Gordon Wilson flats on The Terrace) awoken in the middle of the night by a...
    NewZealandBorn NewZealandBorn 36-40, M Apr 15

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    I question my freedom. Death will be freedom but I'm in no rush to pass on. I will fight to make some deformed version of freedom while I'm down here...even if I lose
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Apr 23

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    Many young devoted Christians in today's society always seem to ask, 'What is my purpose as a follower? How will I be most effective with what I've been given?'. Well, I've been...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M Apr 7

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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
    PazzoG PazzoG 18-21, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    littleka littleka 16-17, F 11 hrs ago

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    The capacity to be alone Is the capacity to love. It may look paradoxical to you, but it is not. It is an existential truth; only those people who are capable of being alone...
    silverfox54 silverfox54 61-65, F 6 Responses Apr 20

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    Just think of a world where trees are covered with clothes. I have heard about some English ladies who cover their dogs and cats with clothes. Just think, cows and horses and dogs...
    nudemom nudemom 31-35, F 22 Responses Apr 22

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    In here we are forced to learn a lot of things. We learn things widely but not deeply. I still remember how I had to learn biology, physics, maths, chemistry, geography, economics...
    venusaquila venusaquila 18-21, F Apr 6

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    Me too I have a double tomorrow Can anyone please give me any excuses on how to get out of it please I hate Physical Education class
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 20

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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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A while ago I was thinking of things that I value/believe in. So..These are some of those things: 1.Peace,I value peace a lot,it's pretty important to me.I try not to start...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    IS HEAVEN AND HELL REAL? ARE THEY FOREVER? After thousands of years, the fear of death remains fixed in many people. The book of Job describes death as the “king of terrors...
    ArtLover01 ArtLover01 66-70, F Apr 16

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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 2 days ago

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    Recently my Christianity has come into question. People have challenged my beliefs to a point where even I found myself questioning that which I perceive as the truth. I’ve come...
    SRayne SRayne 51-55, M 11 Responses Apr 18

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    The Catholic Life and His Religious Fantasies PRINT OUT FREE The Religious World of a Devout Roman Catholic (pdf) What is the Catholic life? An indoctrinated cradle Roman...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Do you believe in Jesus Christ? The secular media, atheists, and even history portrays a man named Jesus Christ that lived 2000 years ago, they don't deny it, therefore if they...
    KingJamesOnly KingJamesOnly 26-30, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I cannot tell any Christian , pastor that i am predestined to hell. They'll never BELIEVE ME. I cry . Nobody wants to believe and can't believe. it is the truth sometimes i think...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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    What Did Jesus Say About Evolution? .Did man evolve? Or is he a created being? This debate has raged for years, and has left many Bible readers confused. Yet God’s Word is clear...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Respectfully, I don't believe everything happens for a reason. I don't believe in coincidences, but neither do I believe that everything happens for a reason. I DO believe in...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 6

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    After seeing all that I have off the world in the little amount of time that I have been here so far, I now find it hard to make myself believe in a god. Certainly one such as the...
    seanlucifer seanlucifer 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 16

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