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Martin Courtney

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Why do people like to learn, but dislike being taught?

Winston Churchill once said
"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught". This quote got me thinking about the learning process.

What is the difference between learning something and being taught something? What is better? does it depend what it is or who it is? Do people see strength in learning but see weakness in being taught?

I dunno, it's over to you guys....

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    Sep 19 2011: It depends who the tutor is and how committed to his job is he/she. I've aways the way my history teacher was telling us the lesson as a story. You just have to find the right way to students minds, hearts and souls!

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