In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Curator Chris Anderson shares his boyhood obsession with quirky questions that seem to have no answers. (Introducing the series “Questions no one knows the answers to”) …

“The idea that the majority of students attend a university for an education independent of the degree and grades is a hypocrisy everyone is happier not to expose. Occasionally some students do arrive for an education but rote and mechanical nature of the institution soon converts them to a less idealic attitude”
– Robert M. Pirsig in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintance

“If you meet at dinner a man who has spent his life in educating himself — a rare type in our time … you rise from table richer, and conscious that a high ideal has for a moment touched and sanctified your days. But Oh! my dear Ernest, to sit next to a man who has spent his life in trying to educate others! What a dreadful experience that is!”
— Oscar Wilde

 

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school,”
– Albert Einstein

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”
– Mark Twain

“I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think.”
– Socrates

“The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change.”
-Carl Rogers

“Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.”
— Isaac Asimov

“Just as eating against one’s will is injurious to health, so studying without a liking for it spoils the memory, and it retains nothing it takes in.”
— Leonardo Da Vinci

Many SOT students are daily practitioners of the Universal Brain Software which is the neuroplasticity switch known as cvs2bvs.

Here’s an advanced one week crash course you can do (at a lesson a day) on four powerful insights about cvs2bvs

FOUR INSIGHTS

The Think Switch

Introduction – <Lesson Link>

Insight 01 – <Lesson Link>

Insight 02 – <Lesson Link>

Insight 03 – <Lesson Link>

Insight 04 – <Lesson Link>

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ESCAPE + SEARCH = THINK

Click through here for a more detailed explanation of
e + s = t   or   ESCAPE + SEARCH = THINK

“I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.”

– Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA

Hawking is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and in 2009 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge between 1979 and 2009. Subsequently, he became research director at the university’s Centre for Theoretical Cosmology.

 

— Click through to full article in The Guardian …