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Jason Wolfe

Speaker Curator / Teacher, TEDxTokyo

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In education, Finland is usually at the top & the USA near the bottom, but what is the middle or upper middle doing?

Like many other situations we like to focus on the extremes, and although learning from the best is not a bad idea, I would like to learn a little from the pretty darn good.

What are all those countries located in the upper middle area doing to get themselves where they are? Something tells me they aren't just avoiding wat the USA is doing and emulating Finland.

If you can, please share some of your stories and knowledge on what is working for you that other teachers and educators could mull over.


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  • Apr 23 2013: Jealousy only harms you. I see you hate the proof, so you cried on teds shoulder. You belong to their flat earth society. Tell us one bit of new thinking no one else has ever offered. Oh, I'm sorry, you can't. Keep whining to Ted little boy.
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      Apr 24 2013: Jim you have completely lost me here...the proof? Are you talking to me or TED? Confused...
      • Apr 24 2013: From missing posts one day, to posts I submit to Ted and they reject about new thinking, such as space junk, I am confused. Ted claims to support new ideas, but I see so little, even from Ted talks. I do see intelligent thinking, but very little new thinking.

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        Science claims space is a vacuum, while science also claims its not!
        By Jim Ryan

        The speed of light test done in a vacuum over 20 miles is not what the test between the earth and moon show, because man can achieve a totally closed and complete vacuum, while space cannot. Space has trillions of tons of dust, if you believe in star nurseries, as science claims, coupled with billions of miles of gas clouds, trillions of tons of plasma, from the billions of suns and their ejections, trillions of tons of cosmic rays that all tend to divert and break up light, from as close as the moon, as science proves.

        There is no vacuum in space, the kind that man can bring about on earth, ENTIRELY DEVOID of matter, because that is the only way that test could show light traveling at 186,00 miles per Test/ speed of light theory

        If science really wanted to test speed of light theory, science could add a simple laser light to any of its probes and when the probe got say a million miles away from earth, it could send its laser light back to earth.

        The most recent earth to moon and back, light test, showed that only single photons made it back to the collectors. Do scientists really expect light to travel billions of light years through space and be more than just single photons?
      • Apr 24 2013: Trillions of tons of matter is all through out space, according to science.

        Science claims space is a vacuum.

        vacuum[ vak-yoom, -yoo-uh m, -yuh m ]
        1. a space entirely devoid of matter.
        2. an enclosed space from which matter, especially air, has been partially removed so that the matter or gas remaining in the space exerts less pressure than the atmosphere (plenum).
        3. the state or degree of exhaustion in such an enclosed space.

        To have star nurseries, --plural, as science claims and it takes dust beyond measure almost, to create a star, never mind many stars in many nurseries, as science claims, science contradicts itself terribly.


        On many science web sites, science claims there is almost no matter in space.

        Researchers at IPMU and Nagoya University used large-scale computer simulations and recent observational data of gravitational lensing to reveal how dark matter is distributed around galaxies.

        Galaxies have no definite "edges", the new research concludes. Instead galaxies have long outskirts of dark matter that extend to their nearby galaxies; the inter-galactic space is not empty but filled with dark matter.

        First science claims space is almost devoid of matter and yet science claims enough dust to fill star nurseries, while suns eject plasma and more, along with all the cosmic rays and now dark matter fills space and supposedly, keeps each galaxy together.


        Can you or Ted refute such?
      • Apr 24 2013: Science as a whole claims that gravitational lensing is a reality. I know it to be bogus. Can you understand why? Just a cursory small read should easily tell all. I wonder how people can be so gullible, until I remember that schools only teach copy and paste.


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