To fully understand the valuable quote by Coco Chanel, we must try and open our minds to education. It is important to prohibit formal education from rusting our minds. Learn to comprehend instead of following blindly. Educating the mind helps in combining your learning and actions. This also allows inevitable errors to drive you and seek better understanding. Today’s bureaucratic age has successfully wound down college degrees to a level of urgency and requirement. However, independent visionaries and leaders do not subscribe to this. Inculcating the love of learning and educating the mind is imperative for attaining success.
Churchill has once asserted, “to be young and not be liberal is to have no heart; to be older and not be conservative is to have no brain”. If this stands to be true than, why do we admit our children with institutions that only impart formal education, and do not spend any energy in shouting out ideas that children will probably need for a beautiful future.
If you are a student or have students at home, ignore those kinds of systems which impart repetitious bombasts, instead you must look for counter arguments that are convincing enough. After all this, a through synthesis is born out of contradictory views that help in making up your mind and shape new ideas. These ideas seem quite benefitting until you decide to change your thought process again. It is important to open your eyes to a new world and carefully observe even if your ears are badly assaulted.
Education for the mind will not only help in the birth on an enlightened individual but will also usher the growth of a healthy civilization. With the times soon changing, it is very essential to walk out of monotony into something different. This difference guarantees education, which is challenging and true test of an individual’s worth.