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Jaime Lubin

TEDx Zapopan speaker,


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Is all knowledge useful and necessary?

Almost all Universities are now the reproductive aparatus of a system that breeds a bunch of very limited professionals who buy the simulations of knowledge packed in very bright diplomas and solemnities. How can we recover the real essence of the Universities?


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    May 5 2011: The most useful and necessary information is taught to oneself through real life experiences by oneself. I believe classes generally teach abilities. I.e. Journalism teaches and introduces new ways to do research. I say that the knowledge that you really need to retain is the stuff that you deem is necessary. Honestly who is a better judge than you of what is useful or necessary? If it applies to your career or interests, then learn and study it. If not, learn the habits associated with the class.

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