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Paul McCarthy

Director - UCLA Martial Arts Program, Inosanto International Martial Arts Instructors Association

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Talent pool being robbed in schools

Food for thought, do you think that Beardyman learned to do all that in school...which standardized test gave him the ability to make whatever sound he likes from his voice!? His school education probably had nothing to do with it, following his passion for life probably had everything to do with it. Imagine how many other talented people there are out there being stifled by a shockingly closed minded education system that cuts music, sport and arts programs faster than we cut down the rainforest!

http://www.ted.com/talks/beardyman_the_polyphonic_me.html

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  • Aug 28 2013: I think that is the most concise description of exactly what I and many others think about the situation. It is a nice conspiracy theory, but I do not think it is something that is being orchestrated by one of a few people/organizations....I think it is being perpetuated by a culture of greed and power hungry individuals making smaller decisions. When many of these smaller decisions all happen the beast that is the conspiracy theory emerges? Does that make sense to anyone?

    Thank you Mike :)

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