The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

It’s never been easier, or more important, to grow your own knowledge base. Here’s what the science of self-directed learning can teach you.

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn’t need school. They didn’t need “the system.” They needed only their passion and their talent to propel themselves to grandeur. Bill Gates, a college dropout turned billionaire techie and world saver is the modern apotheosis of the autodidact. His predecessors include Abe Lincoln, Virginia Woolf, Leonardo da Vinci, and Charles Darwin.


About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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