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Friday, July 22, 2011

The Rise of The New Illiterate

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The Rise of The New Illiterate

Written by Steven Griggs |

"The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn. "                                                                                                    Alvin Toffler 

What was the last novel you read? When was the last class or seminar you attended?  Have you become so immured within a sleep walking life that you are operating on auto pilot, your connection with learning is simply parroting the most recent gossip from the latest TV show or tabloid front pages?

Are we becoming merely sound bite repeaters?  Are there any original thoughts floating around in our minds?

Or have we become content to dwell in a superficial haze of specialness and media pollution, content to drift through the days……

Whenever possible I believe we need to step out of our comfort zone and do something we fear…. or at the very least, learn something new. 

What’s on your list? When will you do it? How committed are you….?

If you are ready, you will and if you’re not……..?