An Educated Man

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Education has existed throughout history in one form or another. The process of passing down of information from one generation to the next has been present in every human society, before and up to present. An education is the collective knowledge a person has and is also a tool to be used differently in every part of the world, but it’s not wisdom at all. It is just a step in attaining what we want to know or the society dictates what we should know. Coming from an ordinary family, I have found out that, indeed, education gives bliss to anyone who has it, a value that can surpass wealth, but only if, it is along with the heart. So now, what then is an educated man? Is he the man who has read a lot? Is he the man who has read many facts and events?

An educated man is not afraid to make changes. Having doubt allows a person to expand his insights on a subject. As he learn, he should not stop expanding or developing it. He usually asks questions and makes sure he is given a good answer. On the other hand, an educated man also respects facts and truths and seeks to see things as they really are. Another one, educated man understands that spirituality is the strongest foundation of all learning. He should know and praise his creator. He values everything that God created like caring the environment and make it better than he found it. He also has equal approach for all without regard of gender, race or anything else. He is not judgemental, instead an open-minded person. An educated man can also acquire facts and figures; correlate them in his mind and than use them productively. And lastly, he appreciates art and life. Education teaches us both how to live and how to appreciate.

For me, you don’t need to genius like Albert Einstein to be known as educated man. Just as long as you are responsible on what you know, you seem to be educated in others eyes. It doesn’t matter how much knowledge you learn, what matters most is how you develop those knowledge and...
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