Bill Gates – 11 Rules You Will Never Learn In School

These “rules” are another good reminder of how the current education system doesn’t actually equip our children for the realities of life.
Also the importance of bringing up your children with a focus on reality not on the alternate reality that is portrayed in the popular media.

Here is a list of rules presented by Bill Gates at a high school in the US .

It is an excerpt from the book “Dumbing Down our Kids” by educator Charles Sykes.

Although it is aimed at children there are many reminder lessons for all of us no matter our age.

 

These “rules” are another good reminder of how the current education system doesn’t actually equip our children for the realities of life.

 

Also the importance of bringing up your children with a focus on reality not on the alternate reality that is portrayed in the popular media.

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The Important Things in Life – Something to ponder…….

A philosophy professor stood before his class with
items on the table before him. Wordlessly he picked up a large
jar and proceeded to fill it.

A philosophy professor stood before his class with
some items on the table in front of him. When the
class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large
and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it
with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter.

He then asked the students if the jar was full.
They agreed that it was.

So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles
and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly.
The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas
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Chocolate, Purple And Making Peace With The Past – 50 Life Lessons To Live By

Enjoy these Life Lessons by Regina Brett.

Appreciate them, laugh at them and accept them.

Serious Chocolate Steps

1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
4. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
6. You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.
8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile. Continue reading “Chocolate, Purple And Making Peace With The Past – 50 Life Lessons To Live By”