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Friday, April 18, 2014

Unconditioning through Education

School is a place to transform human consciousness and a place of leisure, where students have time and space to ponder who they really are and find out what they really love to do. The purpose of the educational process is to cultivate students' minds not only intellectually, but also emotionally.

 "Our education now is like producing robots. Students spend six to eight hours per day learning. Their weekends are filled up with homework. Society believes that for a kid to have more knowledge and skills are good. So children's time is occupied by things. 

But Krishnamurti says the human mind needs space to learn about itself and space to simply be.