Re: DSM: Graduates without essential life skills

From: Ardeshir Mehta, N.D. (ardeshir@sympatico.ca)
Date: Tue Nov 27 2001 - 17:12:40 EST


Marvelous post, Gayle!

As Lao Tzu says,

"The Tao does nothing, and yet nothing remains undone;
the man of Tao does nothing, and thereby accomplishes everything."

All the best,

Ardeshir <http://homepage.mac.com/ardeshir/AllMyFiles.html>

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Gayle Remisch wrote:

> I homeschool my daughter (9) and am principal of Banyan Tree UnSchool.
> I argue many times that she's not "preparing" for life... she's Living It!
>
> ... As for the students who come here, Well, "the ART of doing nothing"
> pretty much sums it up.
>
> I remember John Taylor Gatto once quoting from the Dalai Lama "Buddha is
> reputed to have said ... Do nothing, time is too precious to waste."
>
> I've found that the more the kids "do nothing" the more they strive to
> achieve, the more questions they ask, the more they actually think.
> ...
>
>
>

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