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Creation of a public free and virtual asgardian institute of learning

Asgard 10, 0001 / June 27, 2017
Creation of a public free and virtual asgardian institute of learning<br/>

I propose the creation of a public and free institution of learning for Asgardia. We can think on many reasons to start this. Every nation has its own schools and universities. We need to start now with this project in order to make our citizens grow intelectually. We can start with a Asgardian History Class, in order for us to study how this all came to be. We also can create several Language classes if we think that we have thousands of people that speak many different languages, and this people can become teachers of others with interest to learn. We can have a Law School for those who wish to enter this carrer and i can think tons of different reasons. And we can do it all virtually. Many universities have virtual classes and we can adopt the same methods. 

NicholeFrame

Partnership with organizations like KhanAcademy.com could be a good first step to establishing a free education system for all. 

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KAY77

I fully support this idea. We can upload video lessons, lectures on various disciplines, which will give an opportunity to do self-education. People must be educated.

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Dyzzie

Connections academy is a public online school in the United States of America. Its a fantastic way for Asgardians to venture that avenue.

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MaxAquila

This is a great petition and I support it.

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YouSir

Although I signed your petition...it is with the following reservations...

I think that free is not the way to go...simply because there are associated costs inherent that need to be addressed...

Are you speaking accreditation...?

I do however think that reduced price learning should be adopted...After all...we are about the business of building a new society...

A borderless country that will maintain lands/holdings/ambassadorships/infrastructures within the borders of all other countries...and in space...

This is all going to cost in the trillions of dollars...perhaps once all of that is established...a truly free and open society might offer such further freedoms...



Thank you


YouSir

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Startraker

I think our society now is too bound to capital, but that is a discussion for another day. I am from Brasil and the best Universities are Free (USP, UFRJ). They are not the best of the world but are in the top 100. Sure there will be costs, but these costs has to be treated like an investment. The profit these institutions can generate with research, new inventions, advancements in several areas.

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Shaolin Twelve

Free is the only way to go when it comes to knowledge. Sure you can monetize it, and argue that it's good for building our society, you can argue that for most things, but it isn't the way we should go. Maybe we should monetize membership, that too would bring money in, but it is inadvisable to do so because of what it implies as to the society we are building.

Knowledge, the pursuit of it, and the retention of it, is THE defining attribute of our species, and by far the greatest part of our history. To put a cost on the attainment of knowledge, is to put chains on the recipients of knowledge, even if there might be a scheme (also inadvisable because of the fractures it creates in society) to offset that cost. You don't put a price tag on knowledge to reveal its value, its value is attained by the practice of it in our lives and within our societies.

How that knowledge is delivered, is the cost issue, and it doesn't have to be taught within structures like school, colleges and universities, we don't need hundreds of books and libraries, just people skilled at various subjects, who are willing to share their knowledge with others, for the betterment of us and our societies (I say societies because even as we try to improve Asgardia as a society, we surely must do the same for the physical societies we live within).


If we charge each other for knowledge, then all we are doing is building a society based fundamentally on the principle that poor = substandard or restricted knowledge, and rich = access to everything, which in turn is just more of the same rubbish we've been dealing with as a species throughout history.


We are going to have the same issues with Healthcare, and we will also have to debate whether we all put something in to a Universal, non-means tested system (e.g. TAX, and other contributions that benefit society as a whole, not just favouring those who can afford it). Just because our society is to be based on Science and Scientific method, that does not mean we should become machines or become just another profit-hungry, bottom-line worshipping, humanity-ignoring entity.


However, I am glad that you brought this up, debate is healthy, and no new Nation can be forged without it ;)


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ANgeL0402
Free public education as universal right, endorsed in the constitution.
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Expertspecter

A strong nation needs strong minds. I support this wholeheartedly.

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Sheldes

A first step would be providing links to free online education.  We are going to be a virtual country for a while yet.

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Ogee Prayogee

I like the  idea.

But  i want more than that. Education of Cosmology, Time and Space for public ,the earthly nations.

This knowledge would combat to some  degree the religious fanatics,and the same time it would be profit center for Asgardia The space Nation

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RHAddict

I think we should heavily focus on science in our education since we are a "space" nation and therefore need as many engineers and physicists as we can if we want to start sending humans to space and establish space settlements.

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Amphitrite

That's great idea! I'm all for it. 

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Excaliburs

It's looks good.

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MizukiTokoroLirek

Everyone should have the opportunity to study usefull subjects to use in space. Allready in early age  As '' atrology'' physics'' technique'' coding '' not only language and history. would be greate. 

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Tierial

I completely agree Mizuki and I would simply love to learn those subjects

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Dawn121

Knowledge is more powerful than money, politics, religion, and the like.  It is the one unifying interest that all "earthlings" share no matter where they are from.  I, wholeheartedly, support this endeavor. 

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JasonMate

I agree. Education is a right for everyone. I do, however, agree that there would be costs involved in these "classes". The Asguardian government could subsidize these classes as apart of our learning. 

As we are a young nation education for the first generation of Asguardians is a must to set a precedent for future generations. 

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JasonMate

I agree. Education is a right for everyone. I do, however, agree that there would be costs involved in these "classes". The Asguardian government could subsidize these classes as apart of our learning. 

As we are a young nation education for the first generation of Asguardians is a must to set a precedent for future generations. 

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ra pupil

Hello you read my mind [= 

we are in the process of creating a website `Present Academy` and P.A as app which will bring all free Educational courses and qualifications to all, We are in the process of the software/website/app being recognized by the Department of work & pensions & Education department of the United Kingdom and has already been checked passed by Chelsea F.C Foundation after passing two entrepreneur courses also personally winning best digital collaboration in their competition.

        Presently we are setting up banking as nonprofit charity and going threw the registration 

We are looking for trustees for the board ; Head of programming & coding 

                                                              Head of law / internet law, nonprofit law & Charity law  

                                                              Head communications with UK Department of Education &                                                               work pensions 

                                                              Head of Marketing & social media

                                                              Head of charity

Plus as many volunteers as possible for all departments mentioned to allow the software to be in everyone's hands as soon as possible

              Hopefully giving Asgardians all the educational tools we will ever need 


                 You can contact us here or at       presentacademy@hotmail.com

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Gary Han
That's a good idea, but it's too difficult to implement.
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Gary Han
That's a good idea, but it's too difficult to implement.
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Gary Han
That's a good idea, but it's too difficult to implement.
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YFO

I agree but this project needs to be fully open to everyone and not only asgardians. What do you think?

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joseph_aim

This is a great idea, especially with the aspect of having an Asgardian history classes. Alot of people need to know how all this started and the core philosophy behind it. Thank you.

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Rune

I think this is a great idea, I am behind it 100%.

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Asgardian 872390

Essa é uma boa idéia, apoio totalmente !!!

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