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Response to alp227 (Reply #26)

Fri May 22, 2020, 12:04 PM

27. To a large extent, education today has become a giant video game...

...where students see it as accumulating as many points (i.e. grades, test scores, etc.) as possible in order to move to the next level. And just like video games, there are cheat codes along the way.

IMHO, true education occurs outside of any formal instruction. The best that any educational system accomplishes is introducing you to the material. What you do with that material on your own after the classes are over determines whether you truly understand the material or not.

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