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Director Research Analysis, NOVA Town Futuristic Development

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What kind of basic knowledge shall we offer to the young students from now on?

What kind of basic knowledge shall we offer to the young students from now on? Shall we continue to train young minds to serve our existing failing social, economic, educational and political systems, supporting our recycling conventional mentality and bad habits, or shall we bring some inspirational ideas suggesting re-thinking our very existence in whole? Shall our new schools become greenhouses for growing talents and originality, planting meaningful thoughts, new wisdom and ethics, that may turn into inspirational and useful projects of all kinds? Shall we introduce every young person to the idea that he/she is not meant to be a tiny segment of the crowd but a responsible learning denizen of the globe?

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    Aug 9 2011: There is no power greater than the power over ones self. To know that you tried(whether win or lose), treat people with kindness and compassion, to trust yourself to make decisions that will impat your life in positive ways, and to be resilient. In doing so, you reach the highest self in knowing you can trust your character, morals, and values while never giving up on learning, becoming a better person, growing as individuals, or your dreams! Like ying and yang...even the most horrific events and situations can impact your life in a positive way. It is your choice to see it that way!

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