The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

It’s never been easier, or more important, to grow your own knowledge base. Here’s what the science of self-directed learning can teach you.

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn’t need school. They didn’t need “the system.” They needed only their passion and their talent to propel themselves to grandeur. Bill Gates, a college dropout turned billionaire techie and world saver is the modern apotheosis of the autodidact. His predecessors include Abe Lincoln, Virginia Woolf, Leonardo da Vinci, and Charles Darwin.

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About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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