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Topic: Poor Dan
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Louis Talman

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Re: Poor Dan
Posted: Dec 15, 2013 1:13 PM
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On Sun, 15 Dec 2013 05:38:16 -0700, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

> It turns out that the problem of enhancing motivation and propensity of
> children to learn is really not all that complex as has been made out by
> some: for children are natural learners (from birth onwards).

Indeed. We have a very important, very special institution designed
specifically to relieve them of this propensity. It's called "school".

- --Louis A. Talman
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver


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