"What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities"
- R. Buckminster Fuller
About this Quote
This quote by R. Buckminster Fuller is a critique of the traditional educational system. He suggests that the educational process dulls, overloads, and paralyzes the faculties of students, leading to a loss of their innate capabilities. He implies that the traditional educational system does not allow students to reach their full potential, as it does not foster creativity or critical thinking. Instead, it focuses on memorization and regurgitation of facts. Fuller believes that this type of education does not prepare students for the real world, as it does not teach them how to think for themselves. He suggests that a more holistic approach to education is needed, one that encourages students to explore their own interests and develop their own unique skills.
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