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If you tell your child to clean her room, that might work, but it will be more effective, especially when you’re just beginning to try to establish the behavior as a habit, if you tell her what you want and then say, “Let’s go start it ...more
John Cage
“College: two hundred people reading the same book. An obvious mistake. Two hundred people can read two hundred books.”
John Cage, M: Writings '67-'72

Josh Kaufman
“Objections #4 and #5 (“I can wait” / “it’s too difficult”) are best addressed via Education-Based Selling. Often, your prospects haven’t fully realized they have a problem, particularly in the case of Absence Blindness (discussed later). If the business doesn’t realize it’s losing $10 million in the first place, it’s difficult to convince them that you can help. The best way to get around this is to focus your early sales efforts on making your customers smarter by teaching them what you know about their business, then helping them Visualize what their involvement would look like if they decide to proceed.”
Josh Kaufman, The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

John Taylor Gatto
“This was once a land where every sane person knew how to build a shelter, grow food, and entertain one another. Now we have been rendered permanent children. It’s the architects of forced schooling who are responsible for that.”
John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto
“The home-schooling movement has quietly grown to a size where one and half million young people are being educated entirely by their own parents; last month the education press reported the amazing news that, in their ability to think, children schooled at home seem to be five or even ten years ahead of their formally trained peers.”
John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto
“Self-knowledge is the only basis of true knowledge.”
John Taylor Gatto

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