Sunday, July 12, 2009


The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think.

- Albert Einstein
From Einstein, by Walter Isaacson, p299.

It is a shame we haven't got this sorted out yet.

1 comment:

Tom Adams said...

I used to try & tell my students this, though not as eloquently. University is about learning how to learn. Unfortunately, we treat it like vocational education these days, especially in Australia in the last 12 years or so...