Over the summer, at my first FooCamp, I was asked “What does Education mean to you” by the amazing team over at Vittana which you should look into.
I knew Education was incredibly important in my life and one of my thoughts made it into the Vimeo video above (with some other awesome individuals), but I thought this would be a good time to reflecte into this question a bit more for the holiday break.
What does Education mean to me?
Education is the opportunity to learn from the world and discover myself to share with others.
Education gives me the ability to breath, to grow, to be curious, to be wrong, and at times be right.
Without Education, I’d never learn, I’d never try, I’d never know myself, nor would I even question if I were wrong or right.
Education enables life.
Education is what makes us human.
If you have some thoughts on What does Education mean to you, drop a note over to the team at Vittana… I’m sure they would appreciate it.
Some words of wisdom by the one and great Steve Jobs:
“When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money.
That’s a very limited life. Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.
Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.”