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Mar 07, 2019 20:29:50

Who do you want to be when you grow up?

by @zyumbik | 203 words | 🐣 | 209💌

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I don't remember wanting to grow up to become someone when I was a child. And I believe that's what allowed me to become who I am now, to become myself. However, at the same time I have little understanding of who I am, and who is true me. If I compared myself to other people, I'd say that I am nobody. I don't play the role that some other person is playing.

In the childhood, people are often asked, “Who do you want to be when you grow up? Dave wants to be a cosmonaut. Lara wants to be a hairdresser. And you?” I'm wondering, is it right to imply that they would have to choose one of the existing professions — follow the well-known path? 

It's widely known that our world needs more leaders, more forward-thinkers, people with the entrepreneurial talent. And this surely means that our children should be educated differently. There should be no implications and presuppositions — modern education should give more voice to the original thought. Innovation starts with the small scale — a scale of a single person's ideas.

Did you want to be someone when you were a child? Did your wish come true?

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