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the discussion in class was great, all the ideas, thoughts and input you'll had to share was stimulating and helped moved the conversation forward in a great way.

what we wanted to get across in the discussion was - what role does being passionate play in the classroom? is it possible to be passionate about everything you learn? do you need to be? does everything we learn have to connect to our lives outside the classroom and if so, do the connections have to be shared?

while we discussed both the positive and negative effects of the questions stated above, i think we (as a class) hit a point when we asked - not only do we need to be passionate about everything, but do we need to be knowledgable about everything? and if not, how do we structure our education system/society to incorporate base knowledge and skill and passion in a manner that is not only stimulating, but integrated and layed out.

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