Ron Paul's Analysis

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Ron Paul, an author and a former American presidential candidate once said that in school, “they don’t educate our kids, they indoctrinate our kids” (Paul). Paul’s comment reflects a popular belief existing in society that students are only being indoctrinated in today’s school systems. However, I completely disagree with such notion. My educational journey has been the most valuable experience of my life that not only elevated my knowledgeability on a multitude of subjects but also fundamentally revolutionized the way in which I think and communicate. Such is most evident in my writing voice that, because of education, became more sophisticated, individualistic, and dynamic. To begin with, my desire for academic excellence incentivized me …show more content…

As I had the rare ability to draw photo-realistically, art classes were easy and enjoyable throughout the majority of my educational journey. However, as I furthered my studies in art, I was introduced to countless other styles in existence that I was not able to replicate. Contemporary art, in particular, was difficult for me to comprehend as its conceptual basis was simply labyrinthine to me. To resolve such difficulties, I scrutinized many works of great contemporary artists and after an extensive period of time, I finally came to an understanding that the essence of the style is that the inference drawn by the beholder effectively becomes the truth. As an artist, it was simply a necessary concept to learn but as a writer, it was an extremely advantageous principal to utilize in my writing process. When forming my opinions, it reminded me of the freedom of perception that I have, for my inference was the truth; when communicating my opinions, it reminded me to write objectively, for my words could project multiple truths; and when writing creatively, it inspired me to leave room for multiple interpretations, for it could add a great amount of

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