Re: DSM: Graduates without essential life skills

From: Ardeshir Mehta, N.D. (
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 <>


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.
> ...


If you wish to be removed from this mailing list, please send an email TO (do NOT reply to the mailing list) with the following
phrase in the BODY (not the subject) of the message, replacing
"email@host.dom" with the email address that you subscribed under:

unsubscribe discuss-sudbury-model email@host.dom

If you are interested in the subject, but the volume of mail sent is too much,
you may wish to consider unsubscribing from this list and subscribing to

This mailing list is archived at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0.0 : Wed Mar 27 2002 - 19:39:48 EST