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"The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next." - Abraham Lincoln
Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself and the True Value of Education
From Brain Pickings. "There may be countless trails and bridges and demigods who would gladly carry you across; but only at the price of pawning and forgoing yourself. There is one path in the world that none can walk but you. Where does it lead? Don’t ask, walk!”
Your mind is NOT like a computer, it’s like an ecosystem
From Independent School Magazine. "By the 1980s, the metaphor of the 'mind-as computer' was fully embraced by the emerging field of cognitive science.... According to this metaphor, the brain is hardware and the mind is software.... But as my reflection deepened and my reading in philosophy and psychology expanded, it became increasingly clear just what a terrible metaphor 'mind-as-computer' actually is. For one, computers have no emotion. All computers work in the same way, and process information in identical manner. Give two computers the same input and you should expect to get the same output."
Is Big Data Taking Us Closer to the Deeper Questions in Artificial Intelligence?
The Empty Brain
Your brain does not process information, retrieve knowledge or store memories. In short: your brain is not a computer