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I always encourage my children to be themselves, be different, don't follow the crowd. Can this attitude cause problems later?

Should they follow their own drummer or try to fit in?

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    Aug 17 2011: Being different is our nature.. and you don't cause problems when you are being natural.

    Being what you are will give you an inner learning of knowing more about you. We have a friend who does not believe in any education system and has asked his children to learn from life instead of university. They spend time in jungles, reading books, meeting people, spreading knowledge and above all accepting everyone as it is.

    Most learned entity will discriminate and the real learned will equate.

    You must read the poem The Students Prayer by Umberto Maturana, which will help you understand more about individuality and freedom...

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