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Cultivating Life-Long Learners

While addressing a group, one should ask, who here wants to learn? I mean genuinely wants to learn? If the answer is scant and scattered a decision must me made, propose the alternative.

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Cultivating Life-Long Learners

It is of course a familiar precept that the teacher must try to arouse the interest of his pupils in all that he teaches. However, this precept is generally meant and understood to denote the idea that learning is the end and interest the means to attain it. I wish to reverse that relationship. Learning must serve the purpose of creating interest. Learning is transient, but interest must be lifelong.

- Johann Friedrich Herbart

Know or No One Self - The Choice is Ours - A Rolling planksip Möbius

Know or No One Self - The Choice is Ours - A Rolling planksip Möbius

Cultivating Life-Long Learners

Inspired by Johann Friedrich Herbart's quote, "It is of course a familiar precept that the teacher must try to arouse the interest of his pupils in all that he teaches. However, this precept is generally meant and understood to denote the idea that learning is the end and interest the means to attain it. I wish to reverse that relationship. Learning must serve the purpose of creating interest. Learning is transient, but interest must be lifelong. ". The titled responsion is  

While addressing a group, one should ask, who here wants to learn? I mean genuinely wants to learn? If the answer is scant and scattered a decision must me made, propose the alternative. This would be an echo chamber of confirmation bias yet reserving the right to pursue the life long activity of the alternative.

Johann Friedrich Herbart

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