Many countries figure out your natural aptitudes and from there you go to college/vocational schools, all part of citizenship. In some countries it works well, like Finland. In Egypt, at least in the 80s, it sometimes worked / sometimes was a mismatch. [my mother’s ex-husband’s brother was trained to be a lawyer in Egypt but he hated it, even though he was good at it and had a cousin trained to be a cop (they train police over there unlike some countries and interestingly have different types like traffic cop which nobody takes seriously, on up, rather than “one cop for all things”). And in both – Finland and Egypt, higher education is paid for. In the USA, we have very expensive schools like Yale. My governor of Florida, Rhonda Sanchez went to Yale. It got him politically where he needed to go. But as an actual education, it was worthless.

Many countries figure out
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It’s definitely different socializations between men and women. In traditional marriages, in society the wife has to pretend to submit behind the husband in public. This is true in more traditional societies to this day such as the less citified but more village of Egypt, India, Africa, South America, etc. But it’s behind closed doors, it’s the wife’s domain – in a normal traditional marriage anyway. It’s sort of a deal they have and it’s a successful recipe for a long term marriage that can work, although not always as abusive homes of course exist, particularly in isolated places. Considering the divided traditional tasks, it’s a logical arrangement in societies where man work outside the home, woman work inside the home, etc. And since the only place that husband and wives could traditionally have conversations would be in the private home – not out in public because of “face” – it makes sense that the wife would and could be expressive as that’s her domain whereas the husband needs to stay quiet because, well, it’s her turn now in exchange for the outward social submissiveness.

It’s definitely different socializations
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I love this collection of ancient images. I believed in ancient aliens around the age of 12 for about nine months. I had just read a book on ancient astronauts and there was an HBO special that was similar. My grandmother was in to Edgar Cayce who introduced the world to ancient aliens and Atlantis too – that was her book. I also read clan of the Cave bear same time, not knowing it was supposedly “romance”. then i thought of how clever humans are. i didn’t know as much history then as i know now but i knew we weren’t stupid in egypt – i think the King Tut tour in NYC was around the same time. people are ingenious and can be extremely precise when they want to be. a CPU is a thinking rock. how clever is that? I’m not against the idea of alien DNA in us or alien visitation in history. it’s possible for sure. but ancient architects were likely human. What we see leftover are their strongest and best builds.

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I’ve seen about an expansion in the early 20th century that’s continued and read about how Natural Science split into Science and Philosophy around the 18th century I think? There were the schools in 12th century Italy which I think were based upon the few fragments of Aristotle they had. [it expanded when the Byzantians (well, Gemistus Pletho) gave them the classical knowledge which sparked an explosion in European knowledge… There’s the School of Constantinople during the Byzantine era but it always seemed like a finishing school rather than split up into subjects. Prior to that is Roman Empire… prior to that is Greece and Ancient Greece… and prior to that is Egypt — and China was doing things in a similar time scale but without the big gaps… I need to brush up on this myself: Also: I love your quadrant. It is food for thought indeed!

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