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One of history's greatest minds is a man named Mahatma Gandhi. I remember reading about him when I was a little boy. One of the most profound statements he made was: "Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive, easy to govern but difficult to enslave." When I reflect on the course of history, I could see the reality of this truth all around the world. Educated people know what their rights are and when to stand up and say no. They cannot be enslaved as in the days gone by because they have been liberated; they are now familiar with the concepts of freedom, justice, and equality, and they can share these with oppressed people and mobilize them to overturn dictators. Today, democratic governments act in accordance with the people's will and often place the nation's interest first.Since the world is now one big global community, eastern civilizations are taking an active role in trying to achieve the freedoms that the west enjoy. Education has made it possible... read more

In teaching children in this our millennial age, I have observed that a great number of students find it painstaking to sit down and write a proper essay or poem. While the computer can help to expedite the process of publishing the work, the quality is not of a high stand ard. I wish to emphasize the need for more creative writers of today. Most students are unable to keep pace with classroom teaching of reading and writing skills, especially when the school system is geared towards curriculum completion and preparations for state tests. The need for a good tutor is therefore essential. A student may fail in math or science. This only means that he is deficient in those areas. But if he fails in the English Language, he is fundamentally uneducated. Language defines our personality, who we are , and it is a gateway to learning the other subjects. Without analytic and critical thing skills, we are unable to make proper choices and judgements, and establish personal or national stability... read more

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