"Genius is in-born, may it never be still-born."

"Oysters, irritated by grains of sand, give birth to pearls. Brains, irritated by curiosity, give birth to ideas."

"Brainpower is the bridge to the future; it is what transports you from wishful thinking to willful doing."

"Unless you keep learning & growing, the status quo has no status."

Thursday, January 15, 2015


A nice quote from my good buddy Dilip Mukerjea, based in Mumbai, India:

"Humans often suffer from kainophobia, the fear of new things. 

Of course, this is a fear that most children do not experience. 
It is adults, be they policy makers, administrators, educators, who are beset by this fear.

They prefer to stay quivering in their cocoons, or should I say, fossilised in their mausoleums. 

We must move on from enclosing ourselves within bricks and mortar to liberating ourselves with brains and wits.

To this end, the time has come for humankind to become humane and kind. To ourselves, to our co-inhabitants of this planet. 

We have a primal need to address our spirituality. 

All of this comes from life, governed by the functions of the human brain... "

[Excerpted from his latest piece of writing, a 188-page 'MANIFESTO FOR A LEARNING REVOLUTION TO ADDRESS ALL SECTORS OF SOCIETY', targeted at policy makers, administrators and educators.]

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