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July 14, 2010, 17 Comments

“The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time, all the contributions of the past, all the hopes of the future. He […]

The Ultimate Self-Education Reading List

July 29, 2009, 21 Comments

A Bibliography for Lifelong Learning Enthusiasts If you want to know more about self-education, your best bet is to start reading. Over the years, I ...

The 3 Forms of Learning & Why You Won’t Want to Ignore Any of Them

June 8, 2009, 13 Comments

There are three kinds of learning essential for success in just about any field: niche knowledge, skill development, and liberal understanding. Unfort ...

  • Should We Abolish the College Degree?
    May 22, 2009, 11 Comments

    Schooling is not equivalent to learning, a fact that is becoming all too obvious in the modern workplace. College graduates are often dismayed that, after spending four years attending classes, […]

  • Project: Start a Commonplace Book
    May 15, 2009, 11 Comments

    Creating a commonplace book can help you keep track of your educational journey. It’s a place to record favorite quotes from the books you read, ideas you have, and questions […]