Creating a learning eco-system that is compatible with the millennial generation simply requires moving away from belief(s) and addressing what is easily available with the use of technology.
While writing the book, I was asking.. What is the fundamental reason for over 16,000 suicides annually, almost 1 every 30 minutes, that take place in India, due to academic stress? I tried to dig deeper into the psyche of the sub-continent, the one that speaks over 1000 languages (we have 14 declared official languages) and found that it rests on the pillars of what people BELIEVE.
Almost every school will start the day with a prayer although it is the domain of the temple or mosque or whatever. What is the correlation of belief with thinking, and how can we reconcile the two?
Quantum physics will tell us that the universe looks more like a gigantic thought (in the mind of Who?) and yet we are uncomfortable making a simple choice to analyze our fingerprints, which more or less accurately reflect the patterns of our thinking. When I took the DMIT test recently, I was amazed at how accurate it was!
As we move away from exclusively text-based demonstration of knowledge and an increasingly shareable web-based medium where pictures, video and audio are equally important, answering the questions we have raised in the book would hopefully become easier!
Do you think MI/Dermatoglyphics will solve the problem of assessment and eventually replace standardised testing?
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