VIDEO - The Garden of Your Mind
In addition to his call for the importance of curiosity at the top of this post, Mister Rogers also challenges us in his uniquely powerful yet thoughtful way about learning.
and there are so many people in this world
who can help us learn . . . "
How often have we seen an adult (teacher, parent, etc.) dismiss an interest or presentation of work expressed by a child or student when it does not appear to be of "value" to school or a college resume?
When Steve Jobs zeroed in on the aesthetics of calligraphy (and curiosity BTW) . . . who would have guessed that a person experiencing a seemingly esoteric, non-traditional and "artsy" education in handwriting, while dropping out of college and being fired from a start-up company, would prevail as one of the greatest icons and influencers to a generation, serving as a role model for business, technology, marketing, design, engineering, education and manufacturing, in spite of his specific well documented flaws?
the auto-tune starts about at the 20-second mark