Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.

— Albert Einstein

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In order to change an existing paradigm, you do not struggle to change the problematic model.  You create a new model and make the old one obsolete.

—  Buckminster Fuller

In Religion and Politics, peoples beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten of second hand, and without examination, from authorities  who have not themselves examined the questions at issue, but have taken them at second hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions are not worth a brass farthing.

— Mark Twain