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The soup

11 things the students did not and would not learn in school

EDIT1: Mar 4 2011, 11:23 EST - At this time, This list seems to have been incorrectly credited to Bill Gates (thanks for pointing out, @Mat ). MICROSOFT’S billionaire Bill Gates recently gave a speech at an American high school at which he spoke about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure in the real world. Well looks like He copied from Mr. Sykes. To buy the book click on the image. Life is not fair — get used to it! The world doesn’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. You will NOT make US$60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vicepresident with a car phone until you earn both. If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. they called it opportunity. If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them. Befo

Happy New Year 2011!

2010 is out the door. Personally, it was a year that ebbed out the worst period of my life. Dawning 2011, I hope things make a turn towards the good. To all the members of our extended family, friends, friends' friends, Jyothsna and I wish a very very very happy new year. It has been a fun New Years Eve, Thanks to a lot of friends. credit:btobetun Let there be Peace!