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Education and the significance of life

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Harper, 1953.

    StatementJ. Krishnamurti.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(128)p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18847166M
    ISBN 100575046767
    OCLC/WorldCa21080256

    Education is not merely acquiring knowledge, gathering and correlating facts; it is to see the significance of life as a whole. The individual is of first importance, not the system; and as, long as the individual does not understand the total process of himself, no system, whether of the left or of the right, can bring order and peace to the world. Reading gives you a unique pause button for understanding and insight. It takes me hundreds of hours a month to research and compose, and thousands of dollars to sustain. To improve your memory: When you read you have more to think. I believe that my personality, behaviour, ideas and knowledge are all built on the books I have read.

    Michael W. The desire to "serve" with the unconscious longing to dominate is difficult to understand. Without a doubt his ideas were radical, but his objective was to liberate Page 3 Anish Bhandari Book Review human beings from the quicksand of the education that does not help individuals to truly understand the self. Exploration begins from reading and understanding. On the whole, the book by J.

    Krishnamurti believed that the problem is not with the students who are learning; rather it lies in the educators. Durkheim viewed society that has a life of its own, therefore it has its own needs and the elements of the society always function to fulfill its needs so as to give it its course Edles and Appelrouth, We still educate children by batches. The function of education is to create human beings who are integrated and therefore intelligent.


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To entertain oneself: Reading has an entertainment value. But the whole cannot be approached through the part—which is what governments, organized religions and authoritarian parties are attempting to do.

We also have each of the check, and if all the details are accurate, we are going to submit on the site. Thus, by internalizing the culture, we develop a Bourdieuian concept called habitus. To improve oneself: Reading helps you understand the world more.

Krishnamurti, in the book, claimed that education is one such cultural institution which we have created and internalized in our lives. The 23rd of April is a symbolic date for world literature because it is the date of death for many great authors and poets such as William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, William Wordsworth and many others.

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Krishnamurti makes an argument that in our lives we unknowingly develop a habit that without ever questioning we live our lives and follow the course of a society which exists a priori.

In simple terms what this means is that the more you read the more exposed you are, your attitudes, your ideas and your imagination changes.

Therefore one of his central arguments is to educate the educator. And, does such an education system show us the right direction in our lives?

Even today, in most of the countries of the world, including Nepal, people hesitate to talk about sex education.

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One in five adults lack the written communication skills they need to progress in life, and 57 million children do not know what it's like to step inside a classroom.

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