13. Education

Not limited by thoughts of what can’t be, children have the awesome ability to envision a life without limits. Little minds possess huge imaginations, and it’s wise for us at home and in education to take special precaution against extinguishing that boundless fire. It can ignite greatness.  

Albert Einstein’s scientific breakthroughs began by his imagining what it would be like to ride on the end of a light-beam. And while unfitting of scientific positivism, this was the thought that started a revolution in the way that science would later describe time. Einstein’s theories altered the accepted views of space in three dimensions, adding yet a fourth – that of time itself.  

Day 13 Guide 

Be careful not to step on the dreams and ideas of others. Be careful not to listen to the inner voice of skepticism, which says it can’t be done. Begin with the idea that all things are possible.  

© 2006, Levi Hill

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