Saturday, May 14, 2011

Really educated people ...

Blue Number 1Establish an individual set of values but recognize those of the surrounding community and of the various cultures of the world.

 

Blue-Number-2.jpgExplore their own ancestry, culture, and place.


Blue-Number-3.jpgAre comfortable being alone, yet understand dynamics between people and form healthy relationships.


Blue-Number-4.jpgAccept mortality, knowing that every choice affects the generations to come.


Blue-Number-5.jpgCreate new things and find new experiences.


Blue-Number-6.jpgThink for themselves; observe, analyze, and discover truth without relying on the opinions of others.


Blue-Number-7.jpgFavor love, curiosity, reverence, and empathy rather than material wealth.


Blue-Number-8.jpgChoose a vocation that contributes to the common good.


Blue-Number-9.jpgEnjoy a variety of new places and experiences but identify and cherish a place to call home.


Blue-Number-10.jpgExpress their own voice with confidence.

 

Blue-Number-11.jpgAdd value to every encounter and every group of which they are a part.

 

Blue-Number-12.jpgAlways ask: “Who am I? Where are my limits? What are my possibilities?”



John-Taylor-Gatto.jpgThis list was adapted from John Taylor Gatto latest book, Weapons of Mass Instruction (New Society Publishers, 2009)

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