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“The significant problems of today cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that created them.” —Albert Einstein 7 to have balanced … perspective on contemporary trends and world issues. We come to every issue with our own set of assumptions, perspectives, history, and bias. Authentic open-mindedness is difficult to achieve. We need to help our children develop an open attitude by looking at multiple perspectives on issues that face our school, community, country, and world. “Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.” —Alfred North Whitehead “To inquire and to learn is the function of the mind. By learning I do not mean the mere cultivation of memory or the accumulation of knowledge, but the capacity to think clearly and sanely without illusion, to start from facts and not from beliefs and ideals. There is no learning if thought originates from conclusions.” —Jiddu Krishnamurti