“At the end of the day, meditation is recognized more by the beauty of the discoveries we make rather than by the number of facts we know.”
TKV Desikachar

What Are We Seeking?

Gillian isn’t sick she is a dancer

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“…  creativity is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status…”

“…we don’t grow into creativity we grow out of it, we get educated out of it…”

“… as children grow up we start to educate them progressively from the waste up and then we focus on their heads, and slightly to one side…”

Shahar sent me this video about a year ago when he was giving a workshop in Europe. I was and still am inspired by it. I am amused whenever I find myself wanting to describe something as “important” – I feel importance is highly over-rated. So with a sense of amusement I invite you to view this important, charming and amusing 20 minute talk by Sire Ken Robinson – “Do Schools Kill Creativity?”:

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  • By It Grows Itself | iamronen on March 18, 2010 at 10:35 am

    […] Ken Robinson is unrelenting in his journey to reshaping education. If you haven’t already seen his famous talk at TED about schools and creativity – maybe now is a good time to treat yourself to 20 minutes of inspiration. […]

  • By Letting it Happen | iamronen on August 2, 2010 at 10:37 am

    […] wonderful reminder of the inherent qualities we all carry around with us. These qualities are often trampled by education systems that were designed to create unimaginative workers. Sugata Mitra’s experiment in introducing […]

  • […] seems to be a sticky theme with me this week – this excellent 10 minute talk + animation is Ken Robinson again excellently reframing education. If you aren’t one of the 3.5 million people who have already […]

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