INTRODUCTIONThe Age of Perpetual Learning

FOR MANY OF US, living as we do in this fast-paced high-tech era, life is like trying to change a tire on a car while the car is still moving. It is a bizarre image, like something from a recurring dream—you can’t possibly do what is expected, but you know your life depends on it. This is no dream. This is twenty-first-century reality. The only constant is change. Our only hope is perpetual learning.

Everyone today is either trying to get ahead, catch up, or keep from falling behind. Many people are trying to learn something just to survive—but learning is not fundamentally about survival, even though it often helps us to get through tough situations. Learning is the key to flourishing and prospering ...

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