The Art of Learning, Week 4

We’ll be discussing the importance of indomitable spirit in The Art of Learning during our lessons this week.  Our in-class discussion lesson for this week follows below:

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”  — A.A. Milne (author)

A.A. Milne reminds us that we are braver than we believe — we have the courage to make a mistake when we want to learn something new.  He also reminds us we are stronger than we seem — that when we’re trying to get a punch or kick down to perfection, and put all our strength into it, you have more than you thought.  He finally reminds us that we are smarter than we think — we can think through something new, and figure out how it works.  All three of these things together are Indomitable Spirit — that we believe in ourselves and our abilities.  When we set out to accomplish something, we believe we have the courage, the strength, and the understanding to get it done.

Discussion Questions:

1)  What does it mean to be brave?  Give an example.

2)  What does it mean to be strong?  Give an example.

3)  What does it mean to be smart?  Give an example.

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