The author refers to three individuals in his writing: Mary, Tom, and Pat. An educated person has the ability to speak clearly. From a deep encounter with history and geography and culture comes a rich sense of how very different people are from each other and how much they also share in common. Dubois believed strongly in agitation of the public and government to get what was. Both sides of the Arts-Science quasi-divide can benefit from exposure to the other.
Conclusion I consider the 50 characteristics above to be those that are necessary in order to be a well educated person. As literal brothers and sisters, we are to build, influence, lead, teach, and help each other. I mean the ability to express what is in your mind and in your heart so as to get these things across to the person who reads your words so as to teach, persuade, and move that person. In order to think critically about a doctor's recommendation, one needs medical information of the kind that is generally available in a good medical encyclopaedia. An educated person knows how to establish rapport with others; they know how get others to trust and respect them. A poem written, a garden free of weeds with straight rows, a strong and dedicated family, a motivating sermon, a helpful counseling interview, or the greenest grass and straightest fences on the street—all these make a difference.
They can write clearly and persuasively and movingly. I came to meet the Dalai Lama personally interviewing him for three months, twice weekly. When the darkness set in, the meeting of the lower house broke up in alarm. One of the most important things that tempers the exercise of power and shapes right action is surely the recognition that no one ever acts alone. Through learning we find that the best way to repress faults is to create virtue.
An educated person understands their obligation to leave the world a little better than they found it. I taught for a bit, hoping to inspire others to share my love of learning. There are new discoveries and new things invented everyday, it is impossible to know them all. Yes, to be educated is to see things as they really are and not through the distorted lens of personal preference or desire. Just as a concert hall, museum, or playhouse occupies a place of importance in any city, so should the appreciation and understanding of art, music, and the theater occupy a central place of importance in our lives.
They work hard to hear what other people are saying. Could you please let me know if you have ever met someone who has these 50 characteristics you mentioned? It was a total eclipse of the sun. I about hit the floor laughing. Christensen, Dan Weggeland, John Haffen, and James T. In the act of making us free, it also binds us to the communities that gave us our freedom in the first place. But we have to possess some good qualities to become a really good human being. They can look across a farmers field and know the crops that they see thererecognize that those crops will eventually end up in one form or another on their own dinner table.
You have highlighted an important aspect of an educated person - the ability to deal with the grey areas, the ambiguities. Both men and women are to have the same broad range of educational, social, vocational, and spiritual opportunities, as different as the opportunities might be. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. I definitely recognise the merit of what Peter is saying, in terms of checking boxes, and I think perhaps the trick is finding that right balance - if the core content is valid and meaningful, it should already be addressing issues such as rigor, problem solving, communicating with others etc. They can solve a wide variety of puzzles and problems.
Oh how, in a very personal way, those words apply to each of us. After hesitating briefly, I told them this. This is to say, truly educated people love learning, but they love wisdom more. Self-discipline may be summarized in one word: obedience. I'm talking about the ability to express what is in your mind and in your heart so as to get it across to the person who reads your words so as to teach, persuade, and move that person.
But each of these ten qualities also makes us ever more aware of the connections we have with other people and with the rest of the planet. I am not prone to make follow-up on comments I make on people's articles, but in this rare case, I choose to response and concur with your observations and conclusions. In effect a state of being and a state of becoming. Few have described the importance of education any more clearly than did H. They understand how to get things done in the world. It is the unique precondition to success in life.