The true teacher steals from the student; he is a thief stealing away the barricades built in us by others. We are conditioned to believe that the giver is valuable, and an ordinary teacher is a giver. An ordinary teacher is a giver of the values esteemed by society; he or she is the tool used to implant a subtle form of slavery: Creation of the utilitarian man. Beautiful shrouds cover the deed, shrouds like Awards of Excellence, Doctorates, Nobel Prizes, and so on. But what happens to the individual, to the spontaneous being?–hidden, forgotten. This is a travesty when the tribe becomes more important than the individual. And yet strange is the fact that it is the individual who pushes the boundaries of the tribe, makes life richer for all. Genius stands alone, and only from that unusual perspective can one see what the crowd can never see.


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