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So What Do Unschoolers Do?

By Leo Babauta

If you're interested in the unschooling approach, one of the first questions you'll probably have is: OK, so how do I do it? What do unschoolers normally do during their days?

And the answer might not satisfy you, if you're looking for a step-by-step.

Here's the short answer: they do anything. There's no one way to do it, not in general and not even for a particular person.

However, I'll run down some things we do. Before I do that, a few things to know about the unschooling approach:

How I Prioritize Books

On SEBASTIAN MARSHALL

Patri Friendman is one smart dude. He writes a lot of good stuff, he's got a ton of good insights, and he does prolific amounts of real-world work that changes that's got a strong chance of dramatically changing the course of history. There's not too many people I'd be excited to work for in a vizier-type role for empirebuilding, but he's one of them.

His blog is here. Today, we're talking about an entry he made on LessWrong titled "Rational Reading: Thoughts On Prioritizing Books."

Some choice excerpts -

A large element of instrumental rationality consists of filtering, prioritizing, and focusing. It's true for tasks, for emails, for blogs, and for the multitude of other inputs that many of us are drowning in these days[1]. Doing everything, reading everything, commenting on everything is simply not an option - it would take infinite time

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