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Does Stephen Hawking have any enmity with GOD?
(Stephen Hawking is the former Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and the Author of A Brief History of Time)
In 1963, Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. From 1979 to 2009 he held the post of Lucasian Professor at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663. Professor Hawking has over a dozen honorary degrees and was awarded the CBE in 1982. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a Member of the US National Academy of Science. Stephen Hawking is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.
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Why the school students of today are different (or indifferent) compared to the students of yesteryears?
There are many reasons. Before exploring the reasons, let me narrate how I established the fact through some random questions asked in class.
I visited class XI during leisure and started chatting with them. In between I asked a few questions.
I asked first, “ZERO AFTER FIFTY, FIVE BEFORE E, WHAT IS THE RELATION BETWEEN YOU AND ME?”
Though it is a simple question which can be easily answered by one who think a little analytically none among the 40 students could answer it. I had to explain how the relation evolves to be LOVE.
Hearing the term LOVE, they became vary attentive.
I then asked, “A plane was flying from China to India and met with an accident close to the border and most of the passengers died. Where should the survivors be buried – in India or in Chine? There was a heated discussion. Many argued why they should be buried in China or in India or why not.
After some time, I smiled and said, “Please listen to my question once again”. and then I repeated the question giving stress to the word “survivors“. Then they understood the pitfall and the lack of attention they had. I continued with some other such questions and most of them coul not be answered correctly.
This is a simple proof that the students of today are not so studious. They don’t listen to information the way they should. They are hearing; not listening. They are seeing; not observing.
What to do?
The students should be motivated to think and solve puzzles. Let them solve problems through mental calculations rather than using calculators and computers. Help the students get the holistic picture of the problem situation rather than the superficial symptoms of the problem. For any nation to progress, the thinking ability and problem solving aptitude of its youth must be strengthened.