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Forget everything you think you know about me.
Monday. 12.8.08 10:45 pm
You can keep your negative comments to yourself, for this blog, if you think of any.

But. I just realized why I am in school. That is to learn. For some reason, tonight, on December 8th, 2008 at exactly 10:46 PM, I realized that I go to school to actually learn. I have been getting by wit incomplete assignments and turned in work that I half-assed, if not less. There are smart people in our class, and I always envied them, when I could be one of them. If I actually studied and actually tried to learn, and realized the interest I took in the subject, perhaps more knowledge would stick in my head.

I want to learn.
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Education is founded upon concepts not evaluated digits. It's good you understand this this early in the "race." (Not necessarily a competition) A good number of my classmates still haven't caught on. They're able to reproduce formulas and thoughts but they can't apply it beyond what they've been taught to do.
» yourcupoftea on 2008-12-08 11:32:51

it's good to realize this BEFORE you're out there in the real world and you realize how much easier it would've been if you had in fact learned...take it as a learning experience (no pun intended) and grow from it. :)
» invisibleinkling on 2008-12-09 03:21:51

What bothers me is that a lot of these people you envy cheat.

And that we can't learn what we crave to know; rather, we're pushed into a neatly circled-off area of knowledge.

I want to know what Earth's made of, and about Pompeii, and how a house is built.

THAT is why I'm never motivated to "learn." What we're doing in school...that's mechanically storing facts and knowledge.

I'll never, ever envy them. Not one.
» Unicornasaurus on 2008-12-09 04:37:58

I figured this out a while ago, but sometimes you forget it after going to school day after day and putting away information that will never be relevant to your life...
» randomjunk on 2008-12-09 05:25:42

I was always one of those envy inducing smart ppl. I was rather studious.
» baskinthemoonlight on 2008-12-11 01:53:38

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