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I haven't followed your link, but otherwise I agree with your post. I think perhaps the word 'polymath' is just the trendy word for it nowadays!

Susan

drrayeye Wrote:
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> Hi Waqas,
>
> I think I prefer "original thinkers" to
> "polymaths," and I don't think that educational
> systems have much to do with it. I think it's
> more genetics, inspiration, and opportunity, in
> that order, that make the most difference. I
> don't think that we all have polymath tendencies,
> and I'm doubtful that educational systems make
> that much difference.
>
> I think that the most important facilitator to
> growth is through networking--and networking
> opportunities are probably the greatest they have
> ever been.
>
> Best evidence for such facilitation comes from the
> "hole in the wall" experiments:
>
> [www.youtube.com]
>
> Ray

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Subject Views Written By Posted
Questions for November AoM 1393 Susan Doris 06-Nov-19 12:08
Re: Questions for November AoM 209 Waqas 06-Nov-19 22:45
Re: Questions for November AoM 189 Susan Doris 07-Nov-19 08:28
Just got your book on my kindle 182 greengirl5 07-Nov-19 11:17
Re: Just got your book on my kindle 190 Waqas 07-Nov-19 12:11
Polymath 192 drrayeye 07-Nov-19 18:27
Re: Polymath 188 Waqas 08-Nov-19 00:22
Re: Polymath 167 drrayeye 11-Nov-19 20:33
Re: Polymath 158 Susan Doris 12-Nov-19 06:00
Shakespeare 187 seanoffshotgun 08-Nov-19 00:56
We are seriously dumbed-down in general 230 PB Bytes 08-Nov-19 02:35
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 179 Waqas 11-Nov-19 10:05
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 174 Susan Doris 12-Nov-19 06:06
The dumbing down is here now, at least in Australia. Read the ABC NEWS. 191 greengirl5 12-Nov-19 21:58
Re: We are seriously dumbed-down in general 155 Waqas 16-Nov-19 02:26
Here in the USA--not so much 158 drrayeye 16-Nov-19 03:55
Re: Here in the USA--not so much 292 Waqas 16-Nov-19 18:06
Re: Questions for November AoM 183 drew 12-Nov-19 20:29


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