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This way of thinking is why I'm struggling in school. Skunks can't climb trees.

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This pretty much accurately describes factory model education.

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Yeah, it's a good image. I've seen this before at various points... even a lot of educators understand it.

In one conversation where this cartoon came up, one person noted that it's not accurate, though, because the animals are all smiling...

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Most likely they wouldn't be smiling, they'd be bored or asleep.

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(02-16-2014 09:02 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Most likely they wouldn't be smiling, they'd be bored or asleep.

Only the monkey or some other creature able to climb trees would be smiling because it would be an easy A.

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(02-16-2014 09:08 AM)crazyguy562 Wrote:  
(02-16-2014 09:02 AM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  Most likely they wouldn't be smiling, they'd be bored or asleep.

Only the monkey or some other creature able to climb trees would be smiling because it would be an easy A.
Yeah, I only notice the monkey smiling. The others appear to be perplexed.

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(02-16-2014 12:04 PM)154bmag Wrote:  "Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live it's whole life believing it's stupid." --Albert Einstein

That quote and that picture do seem to go together.

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