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Brockwood: “Experiment in Learning” by David Bohm

The following is a reprint from the Times Education Supplement of Sept 12, 1975, which was then republished in KFT Bulletin 28, Spring 1976, pp. 3-7).

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J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm

(Photograph by Mark Edwards. Copyright © Krishnamurti Foundation Trust)

EXPERIMENT IN LEARNING

By D. J. Bohm, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Birkbeck College, London University

The Brockwood Park Educational Centre was set up in January, 1969, to inquire into a fundamental question raised by J. Krishnamurti – can the members of a community of staff and students free themselves, as they learn and live together, from their background of destructive conditioning. We can now begin to assess this experiment and see what value its results may have for future work along these lines, not only at Brockwood Park, but also in other educational institutions.

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