The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences. They are hugely important in the affirmation of differences between groups and social classes and in the reproduction of those differences.
I want to fix education in the world. As soon as I work on that, I am going to work on world hunger and then world peace.
The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren’t simply hobbies or minor influences.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
There is no common standard for education about diagnosis. Distinguishing between bipolar depression and major depressive disorder, for example, can be difficult, and mistakes are common. Misdiagnosis can be lethal. Medications that work well for some forms of depression induce agitation in others.
We look for people who demonstrate perseverance in the face of challenges, the ability to influence and motivate others – people who want to work relentlessly to ensure that kids who are facing the challenges of poverty have an excellent education.
When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body – it’s a blessing.