Friday, September 08, 2006

Often we measure human intelligence by the amount of facts we know, the math we can do, the books we can read, the music we can play.

Certainly, I don't disagree with any of that, and I'm not trying to say I would want to trade in the education I had for what these Cambodian children do. But there is another type of intelligence that gets developed when one has to survive day-to-day out in the real world before becoming a teenager, when one has to hustle to get by.

Came accross on orkut.worth a thought!

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