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Topic: Topic 5 - The Beginning of the End
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GS Chandy

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From: Hyderabad, Mumbai/Bangalore, India
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Re: Topic 5 - The Beginning of the End
Posted: Oct 11, 2012 1:43 AM
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Robert Hansen (RH) posted Oct 11, 2012 12:15 AM (I've already responded to this. Here one point that may deserve some emphasis):
>
> On Oct 10, 2012, at 9:18 AM, GS Chandy
> <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:
>

> > Revealingly, no attention is paid to the ...
<SNIP>
>
> As I recall, ...

<snip>
> So, i grew up in a trailer with 7 people (2 adults
> and 4 siblings). There was no "learning environment"
> at home, except that I learned I will never live in a
> trailer again.
>

After your having grown up in that kind of situation, it is surprising that you have approximately zero understanding of just what a huge stride you must have taken to understand the value that learning (at that time) would bring to you, some 30/40/more years down the line (and so little sensitivity for such disadvantaged learners)! Very, VERY few young people are capable of such a leap of the imagination. Forget about young people - very few adults have the imagination to see even a year or two down the line.

GSC
("Still Shoveling Away!" - with apologies if due to Barry Garelick for any tedium caused; and with the humble suggestion that the EASY way to avoid such tedium
is simply to refrain from opening any message purported to originate from GSC)


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