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Mon, 13 Apr 1998 14:58:54 -0500

cw, It seems to me that the Internet is a resource that fits this
particular idea. I talk to lots of people who use it to learn more
about something that's intriguing them at the moment.


< Mon, Apr 13, 1998 at 12:16:26PM -0500, Eric Crump wrought:
> Maybe if democratic schools were re-conceived as perpetually available
> resources for all learners of any age, so people could stop by when they
> needed them, it might not seem so necessary to persuade people to learn
> things out of synch with their own interests and needs. If, when they need
> to read, they had access to the educational resources they need, then no
> one would have to be forced to read at some arbitrary particular time.
> Just an idea...>

<<You are too modest. It's brilliantly insightful. Is there any
thought/work along these lines? (I'm not talking about night school at
the local community college...)