Education Reflection Paper

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To me, the true measurement of education is based off what is conceptually understood and bonded by truth. Dating this back to the earliest of cave dwellers, the human’s experience has rapidly advanced though many forms of adaptation and survival techniques. Moreover, they have been unknowingly doing so by merely existing, all the while they were advancing our kind based on their educational discoveries. This simple trait, unforeseeable at times, created a form of intellectual advantages as human’s began to adapt to their surroundings; as they began understanding how all the pieces of the, life puzzle together. This is similar to that what Plato had expressed in his piece, the allegory of the cave, when he spoke of pouring knowledge; “And …show more content…
Thus, the majority of our society has turned into lazy-thinkers. Not because they don’t go after an education, but because they do not have the desire to see other forms of becoming educated outside the norm. The passion to become a good learner. To me, a good learner is someone who not only learns something new, but passes it along. It reminds me of my first mentor in the Army. She provided me with this (now) core principle I have towards education. “It’s okay if someone ask you a question you don’t know the answer to. ‘Tell them you don’t know the answer. Search for the answer with them and learn the information together and from each other. ‘And if asked again, you better know the answer, for you have no excuse!” It was then, I discovered the importance of retaining knowledge for my own advancement. Quite frankly, it had motivated my inner growth as subconscious processes began to evolve, prior to me conceptually understanding them. More so, how it would go on to impact others, creating forms for replication. After which, only advancing its vital ways due to positive factors. And while should allow and appreciate the value of education provided by leaders, we should not feel constricted to the confinements of one form of education. Its relevance, serving more as a guide to motivate the curious mind with rational …show more content…
Primarily to allow the structural elements that formed education to be reasoned in order to receive maximum benefits. Because what would happen if we truly looked at the conceptually form in which education is derived from. Scientifically, what education is formed by. Think about it, literally, doesn’t all of our action(s) come from thoughts? Therefore, the ability to think in free terms is subconsciously driven and consciously available at any given time. Because unequivocally, when people are curious about something, they tend to actually learn more through reasoning; therefore, assisting to help define their own,

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