Really educated people …

Blue Number 1Establish an individual set of values but recognize those of the surrounding community and of the various cultures of the world.

 

Blue-Number-2.jpgExplore their own ancestry, culture, and place.

Blue-Number-3.jpgAre comfortable being alone, yet understand dynamics between people and form healthy relationships.

Blue-Number-4.jpgAccept mortality, knowing that every choice affects the generations to come.

Blue-Number-5.jpgCreate new things and find new experiences.

Blue-Number-6.jpgThink for themselves; observe, analyze, and discover truth without relying on the opinions of others.

Blue-Number-7.jpgFavor love, curiosity, reverence, and empathy rather than material wealth.

Blue-Number-8.jpgChoose a vocation that contributes to the common good.

Blue-Number-9.jpgEnjoy a variety of new places and experiences but identify and cherish a place to call home.

Blue-Number-10.jpgExpress their own voice with confidence.

 

Blue-Number-11.jpgAdd value to every encounter and every group of which they are a part.

 

Blue-Number-12.jpgAlways ask: “Who am I? Where are my limits? What are my possibilities?”


John-Taylor-Gatto.jpgThis list was adapted from John Taylor Gatto latest book, Weapons of Mass Instruction (New Society Publishers, 2009)

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