Believing That You Are Stupid

education-systemOur current education system isn’t exactly amazing, full stop.

And in the last few months of hack schooling with my oldest I’ve come to understand this reality more and more viscerally – scarily so.

As I have begun to create a customized solution for my child, both programmatically and environmentally, it’s hard to ever see us going back to a classical schooling scenario.

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An Unedited Voice

A blog is the “unedited voice of a person”:

The lack of editing is central, because it’s one person who’s responsible for every word. When you click the Publish button you should feel butterflies, at least sometimes, because there’s no one to pass the buck to. If someone else wrote the headline, or did a copy edit, or even reviewed what you wrote and critiqued it before it went out, it’s still writing, but it is not a blog.

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