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Autodidacticism or self-education ...

IS education without the guidance of masters or institutions. Generally, an autodidact is an individual  who chooses the subject he or she will study, his or her studying material, and the studying rhythm and time. An autodidact may have or may not have formal education, and his or her study may be either a complement or an alternative to IT. Many notable contributions have been made by autodidacts.

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Thomas West's book “In the Mind's Eye” was launched by him in the UK - in support of this initiative - and then he subsequently wrote ”Since the Arts Dyslexia Trust exhibition in London, I have thought fondly of all the people I met and I try to consider what the long term effects might be. I imagine much good will come of it in time and I want you to know that I am still full of wonder and admiration at the work you did to make it all happen - and how well everything turned out. You have provided a shining example for us all of what one can do, when you forge ahead with courage and vision.”

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A VISION for CHANGE must focus initially on the motivation to rendezvous with destiny. The REALITY IS that DESTINY IS that which one discovers ... IF every opportunity, with which you are faced, is responsibly acted upon in all humility. FATE IS what you are faced with if you don't. THE ultimate motivation of our species MUST BE peace on earth. But peace on earth can only be attained if we can sit down with our adversaries and formulate sustainable solutions together, to address the issues that divide us. THE penultimate motivation of our species MUST then BE to establish a global infrastructure which will allow this to happen. You DON'T get QUALITY by following a procedure - IT IS a state of MIND.

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As the former Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks,
has so poignantly stated ... SOMEONE ELSES RIGHTS are MY RESPONSIBILITY.

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[IT] was Albert Einstein, a dyslexic himself, who proposed that 
Imagination is Everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions” and in short, it is very much the power of visualisation which everyone of us is capable of doing if and only if we we’re aware of the power of  OUR MIND.
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HAVING been encouraged from an early age
to believe that self-EDUCATION should become
a lifetime process of LEARNING to LEARN, I can
only presume that I have mastered the ART of
LEFT-HANDED DYSLEXIC AUTODACTICISM !!!
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