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11.09.2017 (254 Days Ago)
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254 days ago 6 comments Categories: Lifestyle Tags:
I attended a talk among glass artists who were discussing their approach to their craft. One artist mentioned that he never went to college and observed that he was not enamored of formal education. As he explained further, he clarified his observation that teachers only taught what they knew and that students are acknowledged for repeating what the teacher knows. The result, he urged, is that students are not taught to experiment and go beyond. From the artist’s perspective, this discourages new techniques — doing something that is heretofore never tried or unthinkable. In a sense, we are all teachers and mentors. Will those who learn from us go beyond what we may be comfortable with? ...
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  •  Fred wrote 254 Days Ago (positive) 
     
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    Fully exploring one's comfort zone can be bountiful too.
     
       
     
     
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  •  Tom_Gallin wrote 253 Days Ago (neutral) 
     
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    A good teacher provides the skills first then pushes the student to explore.
     
       
     
     
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  •  Corey_Bearak wrote 253 Days Ago (positive) 
     
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    It's about adaptation not replication.
     
       
     
     
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  •  MarilynGenoa wrote 253 Days Ago (neutral) 
     
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    Sadly he apparently never had a true teacher.
     
       
     
     
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  •  Cayce_Crown wrote 253 Days Ago (positive) 
     
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    "A man's reach should exceed his grasp, or what's a heaven for?"
    Thank you Robert Browning
     
       
     
     
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  •  Flo_Feinberg wrote 253 Days Ago (neutral) 
     
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    We should first learn so we can reject what doesn’t personally resonate... then let creativity do the rest.
     
       
     
     
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