EDUCATION IS ETERNAL
It takes very little insight to realize that all life on earth must learn. Failure to learn guarantees extinction. Although learning does not guarantee immortality, it does point in the right direction. Perhaps life created earlier in remote reaches of this universe is more advanced than we, and perhaps we were the earliest life created, but in either case, we have much yet to learn. There are those who claim a soul and I am incline to agree with such a concept. It seems that learning to breath, to move about, to find food, to communicate ideas, and to reason would be fruitless without some form of immortality. Thus, one should consider a soul, spirit, or form of being beyond the physical body-and there is evidence that points in this direction, too.
If we are here to learn, then, as a race, it is our duty to learn or face extinction. And if it is our duty to learn, in turn, it is our duty to teach. As we discover the many truths of the universe, regardless of how simple the truths, we are obligated to pass the truths along to the whole of humanity. This is done in many ways today, but the written word is most common. We can know only that we can perceive. Many of us, as we perceive, record our perceptions. Since man learned to write, he has recorded what he perceives and many great books of knowledge and been written and, sadly, many have been lost. But all told, we still have many books of TRUTH available to us today. It then becomes imperative that all human beings learn to read and in turn, study, read, and record the TRUTH's as they are discovered, regardless of the risk, as Copernicus did when he discovered the solar system. Remember, too, that to this very day, mankind knows no absolute TRUTH. Regardless of our position in life, we are still both student and teacher, forever.
In the spirit of the student-teacher philosophy, this simple web page is dedicated to the promotion of free, Internet education at all levels. It is hoped that students from the earliest years through college graduates with advanced degrees can find links to information which will further his or her education. And it is hoped that teachers from the earliest years through college graduates can contribute links to information which will further another's education. Already courses are available on the Internet which allow students to earn credits toward a college degree, even advanced degrees. As the Internet continues to develop, more and more colleges and universities will be offering fully accredited courses by DISTANCE LEARNING, some at very low cost of enrollment and others free of any cost.
In keeping with the call for links to free educational material, I am providing a number of links below, including one to a collection of colleges and universities, world wide. Here one can also find links to web sites that teach subjects from the basic 3 R.s to advanced physics. I find many of these sites as I surf the web looking for my own education in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and math. The HTML I am using to prepare this web page was learned using a free tutorial from a community college. I shall post it's URL now as the first link to education:
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