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Image of the Week: The Flammarion Engraving

As a child I was always absorbed by horizons, and as the years went by these stayed true to their nature within my grasp of concepts and absorption of knowledge. 883 more words

Before The Second Sleep

"I Don't Know, But Let's Find Out Together"

“Where do creative and innovative ideas come from? ¬†I mean, is it a step by step process? Or does a flash of inspiration strike a learner in a moment of utter clarity? 734 more words

We read advertisements… to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready Рeven eager Рto discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it. 8 more words

Daniel J. Boorstin

Wise Words: Daniel J. Boorstin: education

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.

Quotations

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social...

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves: http://dlvr.it/D3rFZ8

Daniel J. Boorstin

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but...

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place. 8 more words

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