School Failed Me, And I Failed The School

School Failed Me And I Failed The School
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“School failed me, and I failed the school. It bored me. The teachers behaved like Feldwebel (sergeants). I wanted to learn what I wanted to know, but they wanted me to learn for the exam. What I hated most was the competitive system there, and especially the sports. Because of this, I wasn’t worth anything, and several times they suggested I leave. This was a Catholic school in Munich. I felt that my thirst for knowledge was being strangled by my teachers; grades were their only measurement. How can a teacher understand youth with such a system? From the age of twelve I began to suspect authority and distrust teachers.” – Albert Einstein

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  • By Meaningful page, January 26, 2021 @ 5:15 am

    Joyful advise that could be applied in every day living situation

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