As Societies All Over The World Have More And More Access To New Information, The Effects On Life-long Learning Can Only Be Positive.
GRE Analytical Writing - Issue Topics
"As societies all over the world have more and more access to new information, the effects on life-long learning can only be positive."
In most societies, competition generally has more of a negative than a positive effect.
Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.
-- Lord Chesterfield...
hacker ethic n. 1. The belief that information-sharing is a powerful positive good
and that it is an ethical duty of hackers to share their expertise by writing open-source and facilitating access to information and to computing resources wherever possible....
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value. -- Carl Saga...
LEARNING CURVE: An astonishing new theory, discovered by management consultants in the 1970's, asserting that the more you do something the quicker you can do it.
The more efficient computers become at inducing new knowledge, the more widely that knowledge will be applied, even in matters of life and death.
It is essential that such knowledge be open to inspection....
I gave my life to learning how to live. Now that I have organized it all it's just about over.
-- Sandra Hochma...
Anonymous Noncoward writes, "For my Economics 101 class, I have to pretend to be Bill Gates and write an editorial defending Microsoft against anti-trust charges, citing economic principles.
To complete such an assignment violates every moral fiber of my body....