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Previous entry: "Each one processes information differently ..."
Sorry, AL, that it took me so long to get around to reading this:
My son is taking his own musical education in hand by picking CDs from the shelves at random and insisting that they be played.
Smart kid. It’s always good to take your own education in hand.
Today’s choice was Public Image Limited’s Greatest Hits, So Far. “Er”, I ventured to suggest, “you might not like this”. Turns out I was wrong. I underestimated the boy.
But, maybe he only liked it because he had already decided he would, what with his dad telling him he wouldn’t. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
Either way, random exploration is a great way to learn.