Existential Friday Newsletter

v5: Using Learning To Create A New Identity

How much time do you spend thinking about what you are or what you want to become?  There are numerous inputs into our identities including who we’re around and what we focus on.  The post below discusses what we learn.

Ultimately, what we learn is one manifestation of we’re choosing to focus on.  If we choose not to learn we’re still making a decision (albeit a passive one).  Learning shapes our identity, life experiences, and view of the world.

We’re missing out in a big way if we stop learning after leaving formal schooling.  Formal schooling is one way of acquiring knowledge, but deliberate self learning is more dynamic and interesting.

The best part of not being in formal schooling is the ability to direct our own personal education.  What’s not to love about that?!

What do you want to learn?

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