What I like of this book so far is the fact that the educator needs to be a respected person, but not because somebody named him the educator, but because he is an outstanding human being that makes all his students look up at him. This is a very early work of Krishnamurti, and I am reading it out of curiosity, because I think that his later work is more interesting because his ideas in his later works are more elaborated and clearly explained....Continua
If you are one of those who believe that the current education system is flawed, you will definitely like this book. This book poses a lot of questions on the relevance of current day's education to life. Krishnamurti emphasizes that education is not about giving people a skill-set to wade through life, but helping them achieve self-awareness which in turn gives internal peace.
This is not a book to be summarized, but to be read and pondered upon. It is to definitely to be read by everyone who is a teacher or a parent....Continua