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Rupert Cunnington

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Are all subjects equally difficult, or are some harder than others?

Universities create a list of subject specific qualifications which they judge to be the most valuable (and this is often perceived to mean that they are the hardest).

Can difficulty be measured by the value assigned to them and the average grades of those sitting in the exams, or are all subjects equally difficult depending on where your skill set lies.

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    Mar 30 2014: Billions of humans have come and gone. But throughout human history, very few left legacy that endured and passed the test of time. What these men had accomplished is the height of human achievement. What they did was not easy.

    - Plato, Aristotle, Confucius, Thomas Aquinas ...

    - Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Picasso ...

    - Antoni Gaudi, Franck Gehry, Santiago Calatrava, Norman Foster ...

    - Shakespeare, Tolstoy, Dostoyevskfy, de Cervantes, George Bernard Shaw ...

    - Pythagoras, Gauss, Descartes, Newton, Euler, Leibnitz, Wiles, Riemann ...

    - Gandhi, Washington, Lincoln, Churcill, Zedong, Mandela, Muhammad, Caezar ...

    Fifty years or so from now, people will be talking about the achievements of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gales, Steve Jobs, Sam Walton, Segei Brin, Larry Page, Howard Schultz, Fred Smith, Herb Kelleher, Narayana Murthy, Muhammad Yunus, Mark Zuckerberg ...

    The lives of these men should be part of school curriculum from middle school to college ...
    • Mar 30 2014: I would rather children be taught about the nurses, the cleansing men and the postmen. As without these people nothing which is necessary in our society would have been achieved and many of the names above would not have existed to realise their own ambitions.

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