<P>CULTURES Vol 1, Issue 3 ┬╗Page 23 Looking at the night sky, we have all wondered, how far are those twinkling bits of light. It is an experience that every person on the SODQHWFDQKDYHZLWKQRHWHUQDOWRROV?DOO\\RXQHHGLVJRRGH\\HVLJKW $VHQVHRIZRQGHU?OOVDOORIXVZLWKMR\\VRPHWLPHVDOLWWOHELWRIIHDU for the next apocalyptic event or an alien ship. But mostly we are overwhelmed with an immense sense of curiosity about our place in this universe, how we came to be, and where we are going. Curiosity, which is engraved in the structure of the human mind, is the driving VRXUFHRIDOORIRXUVFLHQWL?FNQRZOHGJHDQGWKHWHFKQRORJLFDOKHDG- ways we have made. From the moment we started walking as apes on this planet to this day, where we can contemplate the start of the uni- verse itself, curiosity has been the sole source of new ideas. So why is it that we do not celebrate curiosity in our society and rigorously teach how to be and stay curious, to provide the means and methods to cultivate and culture it, and to encourage the young ones to use it in everyday life? I have often wondered what role curiosity plays in our evolving estab- lishment of modern sciences. More often, I have also worried about the fact that we are marginalizing the role of curiosity in the global VFLHQFHHGXFDWLRQODQGVFDSH"?QWKHUDFHWRTXLFNO\\WHDFKDOOWKHEXON RIKXPDQNQRZOHGJHWRWKH\\RXQJRQHV?REYLRXVIURPWKHVLHRI VFKRROEDJVHYHU\\NLGFDUULHVRQKLVKHUEDFN?ZHPLJKWEHWDNLQJ away from them the very essence of what science education is sup- posed to be, which is to learn how to learn and solve new problems with a fresh new outlook. Although curiosity-driven science is at the KHDUWRIDQ\\VFLHQWL?FGLVFRYHU\\LWLVDSKUDVHWKDWJHWVWXFNHGXQGHU the carpet and does not make the headlines. Through some personal recollections and viewpoints, I will try to tease out the obstacles we face in teaching the spirit of curiosity-driven science and what we could possibly do about the current state. </p> <UL><LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/1/1/">Front-Cover</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/2/2/">Inside-Front-Cover</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/3/3/">Page-1</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/4/4/">Page-2</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/5/5/">Page-3</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/6/6/">Page-4</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/7/7/">Page-5</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/8/8/">Page-6</a></LI> <LI><a href="http://www.mzines.net/publication/707/arcswnjom/9/9/">Page-7</a></LI> <LI><a 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