TITLE: Education, Then and Now AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: July 30, 2013 2:43 PM DESC: ----- BODY: ... is your job. Then:
Whatever be the qualifications of your tutors, your improvement must chiefly depend on yourselves. They cannot think or labor for you, they can only put you in the best way of thinking and laboring for yourselves. If therefore you get knowledge, you must acquire it by your own industry.
School isn't over. School is now. School is blogs and experiments and experiences and the constant failure of shipping and learning.
This works if you interpret "then and now" as in the past (Joseph Priestly, in his dedication of New College, London, 1794) and in the present (Seth Godin, in Brainwashed, from 2008). It also works if you interpret "then and now" as when you were in school and now that you are out in the real world. It's all real. -----