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Polymath

polymath

I am a student of everything. I learn from the world around me. I study the math of the universe, the art of life, and the working of nature. I ponder the reasons behind existence. I stare up at the night sky and am amazed at the vastness of what is. I learn from everyone I meet and anyone who will teach me. I invent, I create, and I build. I am not confined by my career or job or degree. I am more than that. I will not be one thing: I will be everything. I am a POLYMATH.

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Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

The younger generation is typically correct.

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We just grow up and forget what it was like to be a kid, so we treat them the same way we were taught.

PARENT: “Well, I had to do this, that, and the other, and we didn’t have all that technology that just makes these kids dumber than we were.”

KID: “Yeah, and we could do math without a calculator, use a library to learn something instead of the instant knowledge of Google. We won’t use cool gadgets that teach us skills never available to most people.”

For example: making a movie, creating a song, editing photos, and using video chat with relatives in other countries. Not to mention Google Search… That single service serves as an unprecedented educational device.

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Google Search Outdoes Any School in the World

  1. Be curious about something.
  2. Know it.
  3. Find other resources to deepen your understanding, if needed.
  4. Become very smart.

Schools suck!

A person goes up and blabs about the preset curriculum to teach kids to memorize test answers, so that the school gets funding. That’s not the way human beings are designed to learn. We learn by exploring and from being curious. Google is creating a generation of polymaths, which hopefully will be our future problem solvers.