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I Believe Education Is Freedom

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It has been true for a while, that western lives and freedoms matter more than the rest. It garners more of an emotional reaction among them. It horrifies, and causes dismay, shock...
    Theaudienceofdeath Theaudienceofdeath 70+, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    If I did not believe in education, then why did I bother to finish high school and complete almost all of my 4th year of college? I am a very firm believer in education. When I...
    blondecollegefemale blondecollegefemale 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    In my own small way, I've helped a few young people from low income families get education. Most of them require just a little subsidy to see them through high school and college...
    shiningcosmos shiningcosmos 41-45, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Nelson Mandela once said "education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Personally I feel education opens doors and is essential. With that said...
    Afua77 Afua77 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I feel as if education is both the second most powerful thing in the universe and the most under-rated one. Aside of being smart, holder of knowledge possesses the ability to think...
    darkgent darkgent 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    Education is the key to one's success. If every student would stay in school and complete your college degree then many more Americans and others would have a better chance in...
    britishfemaleinusa britishfemaleinusa 41-45, F Mar 1

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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.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 1

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    Yes, I am very much a believer in education. I am a college professor in the area of political science. I want my son to finish high school and then go to college and finish up...
    femaleoutshopping femaleoutshopping 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    President Obama's Articulation of Religious Freedom Rabbi Jack Moline 01/22/2015 Little did I expect that on my first day as executive director of Interfaith Alliance, the most...
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    What's the point of arguing on a God believing forum if you're athiest? People have way too much time on their hands to be debating on a God they don't believe in. I understand...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    What I Believe And Learned About Forgiveness At first the theory, the thoughts, the things I believe. Then one real example from life. --- I believe that there is no...
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    I am definitely not a fan of overtly gay men as I am of lesbians for obvious reasons among others, but I believe that everyone should have the freedom to be with whomever they feel...
    JaccardFears JaccardFears 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 6

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    The God I believe in is a living being in the here and now. He is spontaneous and interacts with us. He created the laws of nature and can do virtually anything within these laws...
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    I am a believer that everything happens for a reason. We may not be able to understand why things happens or why persons comes into our lives for a period of time. I have had...
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    Yes, I believe my family is very important to me. I am a single mom of 3 kids and I love them very much. They love me as much too. I have 2 boys and a girl.
    singlefemaleonvacation singlefemaleonvacation 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I do believe that smiling at others can change their negative attitude to a positive one. I have been depressed and others have smiled and spoken a nice word to me and it made all...
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    I believe in discipline to a certain point. You can't have so much discipline that the person being disciplined is afraid to be who they want to be. Discipline but not to the point...
    Etherealrose Etherealrose 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I also believe that people are rational, it's society that changes people. We are raised to only care about our own, I know that we are capable of so much more. Life shouldn't feel...
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    John 8:6-8 (NIV)"But Jesus bent down and started to write on the ground with his finger. When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, "If any one of you...
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    "When you sit in front of a kindergartner with a stopwatch in your hand, and she can't bark out letters fast enough to earn the score of proficient, and you're recording all of it...
    Daydreaming2 Daydreaming2 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    I am not perfect, nor do I make myself out to be. But during this state of my frustration I am going through, I had a talk with my supervisor about recognizing one's true...
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    I am saddened and overwhelmed by the fierceness with which people are fighting and pushing for mandatory vaccination. Not just for our children, but for adults, mothers to be...
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    Planned obsolescence is the act of designing something to become obsolete or self destruct at a certain point in the future for the purpose of replacing it with something else. We...
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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 known all my life that when I'm grown and married my job will be a wife and mother. A "homemaker" as they its put. Does this mean I have no goals or ambitions? absolutely not I...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F Mar 18

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    This is totally sexist... Everyone is different.. Take for example a marine who has done 10 tours to Afghanistan and seen things most people would never even imagine. Witnessed...
    brocktimus brocktimus 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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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