The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.


Do you know who created the world’s first social network? It wasn’t Zuckerberg, Dorsey, or Tom from MySpace.

It was a young brave.

Many generations ago when the land was still young, people were cold, wet, hungry, and afraid. Then one day, according to Native American legend, a great thunderbird flew over the land and sent down a flash of lightning, hitting an old oak tree. Hot embers formed in the tree trunk.

After the thunderbird flew away, a young Native American Indian warrior, or brave, came across the embers. As he looked closer, the ember spoke to him in a whisper, saying, “Feed me.” “What should I feed you?” said the young brave. “Kindling. ...

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