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  • Our society assumes that emotional education might be either unnecessary or in its essence

  • unteachable, lying beyond reason and best abandoned to individual instinct.

  • We are left to find our own path around our unfeasibly complicated minds – a move as

  • wise as leaving each generation to rediscover the

  • laws of physics by themselves. But The School of Life believe that the journey

  • to finding fulfilment begins with self- knowledge, with emotional intelligence.

  • The emotionally intelligent person is able to introspect and communicate, to read the

  • moods of others, to relate with patience, charity and imagination to those around them.

  • The emotionally intelligent person knows how to hope and be grateful, while remaining

  • steadfast before the essentially tragic structure of existence.

  • The emotionally intelligent person is committed to fathoming their inadequacies.

  • There can wisely be no solutions that remove problems altogether. What we can aim for,

  • at best, is consolation. To believe in consolation

  • means giving up on cures; it means accepting that life is a hospice rather than a hospital,

  • but one we'd like to render as comfortable, as

  • interesting and kind as possible. The School of Life dares to believe that we

  • might learn, in good time and systematically, what we might otherwise acquire only through

  • many decades of stumbling. The School of Life teaches us how we can live

  • a little better through a deeper understanding of:

  • The Self Others

  • Our Relationships Our Work

  • And our Culture If, as a society, we have collectively left

  • to chance some of what it is most important to

  • know, if we have denied ourselves the opportunity to systematically transmit wisdom, then

  • The School of Life is a modest attempt to try to spare us a bit of time.

Our society assumes that emotional education might be either unnecessary or in its essence

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    Amy.Lin posted on 2019/09/09
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