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I Believe Education Is Freedom

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 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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    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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    I always loved school from preschool through college. I am a believer in education and you should be too. If not you are a loser and will not amount to anything of importance...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    It's so pointless! They tell us we need a stupid piece of paper college gives us to get a decent job, to get money. Ok, so where the heck do you start if college needs a very high...
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    I think everyone should try and as much education as they can.A college degree helps but true education is much more than that.
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    I did when I was a child, but children believe all sorts of stupid things. Life has taught me that what we call love is merely an electrochemical hallucination. Love is a term...
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    The old school "You're either smart or dumb and the cure is to try harder" philosophy. There was a book * read where this special education teacher had one student, 7 yrs old; very...
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    Why so much hate? I only say I believe in God. I didn't say you had to! For me He allows me a place to go to feel calm and safe. I don't shout about that to anyone, it's like a...
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    I am now pretending to believe in a being called "God" to have friends and not be called possessed by Satan. But I am not a believer at heart. I dislike the idea of God but I can't...
    honestyreality honestyreality 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm my own worst enemy, and I have no idea how to change that. I depend on other peoples approval even though I've learned time and time again, that you can't please everyone. Too...
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    There's a difference. School, for me, is receiving packets, getting yelled at by impatient teachers, being ignored, not getting the help I need because the teacher is too busy, and...
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    Now I'm not saying that school is evil, and there is nothing to gain, but all I'm saying is, understand your morals and reassess your aims, because if you want a job working for...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F Feb 11

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    I think education is very important. I just think the way we (USA) Go about it is all wrong. Nobody wants to wake up early in the morning for 5 days a week to go to a place that is...
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    I believe that everyone is the way they are, noone should be treated differently because of their sexual orientation or whatever. If you've got a problem with it, that's your...
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    Jon and I never had a wedding, but we are bound together by God. We have made vows to each other. Are they sacred eventho they were not made in the church? Of course! I...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I used to eat brussel sprouts only because I believed they were cabbages grown by fairies.
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    A selfless and contributing thought to relative actions resulting with no expectations towards the reward. Do as you said, and continue the realizations of integrity - to...
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    We all started at one point but now with a huge difference among us in the same family > Why some people are very rich but others find it hard to have savings? > why some people...
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    Why can't the traditional medical doctors get together with the herbalists and natural doctors and use both avenues to help their patients overall? Combine both areas of medicine...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 16

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
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    I am held tight by his spirit and my emotions are beyond beauty and understanding. He's woven my future with brilliance and I'm slowly seeing it come together. He told me my...
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    People who are told that they are certain way so much allows their mind to think that that way is permanent. The mind gets used to the fact that it's just how it is and how it's...
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    I appreciate positive people that responded to my post yesterday. Now I would like some help from my sister "subbies" from ep. Yesterday I posted and everyone was so helpful and...
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    Until everyone is allowed to learn the topics they want and learn it in the way that best helps them, then no one is ever going to have a good education. People learn better in...
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