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The Latest Spoken Word Video From Suli Breaks. PURCHASE ON ITUNES: http://goo.gl/W2UFZ JOIN MAILING LIST FOR EXCLUSIVE UPDATES: http://bit.ly/1pz1o7W SUBSCRIBE: http://goo.gl/6mf0j TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/sulibreaks FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/z9Lys WEBSITE:http://www.sulibreaks.com Click(cc) for subtitles. I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate - Suli Breaks,Vanity Fair,2009 "I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate" picks up on the education topic but takes a different stance and angle from "Why I Hate School But Love Education". This poem talks about how we have been made to think about how education and getting university degrees can give us opportunities to have a better chance in making our dream careers a reality. It also touches on how as individuals we are judged and tested by how well we perform on exams, but not all people perform well in exams so why are they made out to feel like they're dumb? The inconsistencies of the education system are really peeled open to reveal a deep problem that needs to be addressed and how society's needs have changed to make this even more apparent. When it boils down to it, why are we misled into thinking that education is the only way forward for successful means in our work and career lives? We need to open our minds and educate ourselves that exam results aren't the barometer of success and that we can't let them decide our fate. We are in charge of our own destinies! Subscribe: www.youtube.com/sulibreezy Follow: @sulibreaks Facebook: Suli Breaks universityofsulibreaks.tumblr.com CONTACT: [email protected] VIDEOGRAPHER INFO: Email: [email protected] Twitter: www.twitter.com/KevinNgongo Facebook: www.Facebook.com/KevinNgongo Music produced by: http://www.youtube.com/user/pr0ximas Will be releasing these more consistently on either a Thursday or Sunday every week as part of my "LECTURES" series, while I'm attempting to finish my latest album. Enjoy! PRE-ORDER "Message From The Millennial Generation" : http://goo.gl/NquhQT (AVAILABLE IN ALL COUNTRIES). JOIN MAILING LIST FOR EXCLUSIVE UPDATES: http://bit.ly/1pz1o7W SUBSCRIBE: http://goo.gl/6mf0j INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/sulibreaks/ TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/sulibreaks FACEBOOK: http://goo.gl/z9Lys WEBSITE:http://www.sulibreaks.com
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frank carter (4 days ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amRwL9XrqDE hey this is my spoken word poetry , feel free to share some feedback .
The Alan Reviews (5 days ago)
School does not define who you are! (Except for what you did at school)
Naomi Francis (11 days ago)
https://youtu.be/Z3py2JpTseE HEY! Feel free to check out my new spoken word piece on education. feedback welcome!
Encontrol (16 days ago)
That is literally what my parents say
Terri Andia (16 days ago)
In the U.S. there is such a thing as Opt Out of State testing. I recommend joining one in your state, I found mine through Facebook. Unfortunately I don't know the law's in the United Kingdom regarding testing. The problem with testing is it's a way to collect data that can later be used against you.
GameZ (21 days ago)
I agree
Glen Rwodzi (22 days ago)
Bullshit
Joe Booth (1 month ago)
I think this is really good. If it makes u feel better I've just started a campaign called Take The Stress Out of Studying for all these demands: u can find it here: www.tsos.blog
HASSAN AWAN (1 month ago)
This man had given a great speach i wish our parents can understand this
Harshil Roy (1 month ago)
Exams never let me love the things I love
Harshil Roy (1 month ago)
The only feeling................. Suicide
Adnan A (28 days ago)
Harshil Roy jeeez calm down man just do what you can if not to your expectations theres always other doors. All you need to do is do your research
Yabba Dabba (1 month ago)
Wow, people are getting more stupid everyday. And instead of working harder to succeed, they try to normalize being a stupid loser. Pathetic.
Lloyd Gittens (1 month ago)
But whatever you say the wayward are always going to have to MAKE THEIR OWN WORLD. Its ok dropping word bombs but the rich and The examiners drop all the real bombs
00Skyfox (1 month ago)
Very well said. If only those who place themselves in charge of education, the degree system, and hiring would listen.
Tinkers Tales (1 month ago)
what an awesome video, is there anything that can't be done spoken word. You make me look like an amateur
Tinkers Tales (1 month ago)
what an awesome video, is there anything that can't be done spoken word. You make me look like an amateur
Jaylin Broan (1 month ago)
An my major problem is that so many kids grow up through school and learn next to nothing but ways to get a j.o.b. and sign up for college. They don;t know how to interpret media, how to process felings how to develop healthy long-term habits nor how to make healthy funtional connections with the people around them They go through 18 years of their lives stressing out about simple tasks portrayed as all-determining and all-important instead of being inspired and given a medium through which to interpret and accomplish those tasks. Many school systems are innovative and actually take into account the psycology of effective learning and success while many schools in forgotten area pour out generations of unmotivated pessemistic attitudes while the few who happen to work well in the system ask why everyone's so down.
Kareim Hanna (1 month ago)
This reminds me of that episode on zack and Cody when one of them took the test and was gonna be a garbage man
DocGenius1 / Videos (1 month ago)
AMAZING......Peace
MrOllieTV (1 month ago)
Why is everyone here black?
Gaming XP20 (2 months ago)
I agree
Abdulai Bah (2 months ago)
My grades are shitty i don't even know hw to tell my parents that i failed math . I cant even sleep properly or do something. god help me
Annanya Mishra (2 months ago)
I am so scared....I don't want to fail tomorrow.....I don't understand all these subjects....I want to do music... please I am scared.... please
Exotic_Ghoul (2 months ago)
It will always end in blood, fire and anguish
joshua israel atoyeje (3 months ago)
Very very dope I totally recommend this piece to parents especially you just said the truth totally. I'd like to discus with you more privately. Thanks
Dark Acorn (3 months ago)
Notice how most of the people in this video are black? :P
Mal C (3 months ago)
Listening to this as I prepare for the LSAT. Been a fan since I heard “Why I hate school but love education” years ago...
moyo jook (3 months ago)
5 years later and I still can’t get over the guys face at 2:18
Quantum Zerelth (3 months ago)
Almost everyone behind him is black.
Bloody (3 months ago)
When does the song start?
Thegamer Ontop (3 months ago)
I’m going to be judged so badly if I get bad exam results :( not everyone is perfect and people need to understand that! I will not give up if I get bad grades. I’m not letting an exam result take over my life.
white deion (3 months ago)
Is this supposed to be music?
Justin Harry (3 months ago)
I totally agree with this song. 100% but, I can see that even if you may never need to use or know History, but, there is nothing wrong with knowing. If you refuse the knowledge that your offered, I think its a bit of a stupid stuborn mistake. Personally I stink secondry school teens should be taught how to "adult". Things like taxes... You get thrust into the adult world and need to rely on your parents to teach them. The school system is flawed basiclly
GymnasttAlicia (3 months ago)
WOAHHH
Immortal_Timelord (3 months ago)
" If you Judge a Monkey on it's Ability to write it will grow up all it's life thinking it's stupid " - Albert Eienstine
Izunami (1 month ago)
Some monkeys are actually smarter than some humans though lmao
Lord Logic (2 months ago)
Immortal_Timelord by human standards it is stupid
Jack Gleeson (3 months ago)
My grades are shit
Lord Logic (2 months ago)
Jack Gleeson then work harder
Korede Alaran (4 months ago)
Rediscovered this after watching it when I was like 10 And now I think of it its the reason I started writing poetry. Such vivid content 👏
Topboxing (4 months ago)
I agree partially with what this guy says. Exams in terms of content are more often than not useless in terms of use in the real world, whether you feel that knowing a basic set of information benefits you and society as a whole is what you feel personally. But what exams do show is dedication and work ethic, I understand that coming from a good environment, school etc obviously does help, but the ability to stick with something over a long time is a pretty good measure of work ethic which is obviously something employers look for.
PYROpLaYsAQW (4 months ago)
Teaching one subject teaches conformity it teaches you to line up and fit the cookie cutter mold society wants you to fill yet one size does not fit all I would rather have a jack of all trades master of none than be lead to a place of configurability because conformity kills individuality
Lord Logic (2 months ago)
PYROpLaYsAQW jack of all trades will mean you never reach the higher pay brackets that come from specialisation
RamZ (4 months ago)
THAT IS THE MOST STUPIDEST VIDEO BY FAR. I had to stop that BULLSHIT, 40 seconds in. The video is trumpeting the willingness to be ignorant ... of not knowing how things work. It sends the wrong message to children. A bunch of goddamn rebellious idiots, protesting EDUCATION ... KNOWLEDGE ... LEARNING!? It attempts to justify not learning and studying ... and, it attempts to make their parents feel bad about forcing them to get an education. WHAT THE FUCK IS THAT SHIT ALL ABOUT.... Always strive for knowledge. Learn as much as you can about history, science, math, humanities, life. KNOWLEDGE IS EMPOWERMENT: The process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights.
Anony Mous (4 months ago)
I have ADD and this is a bad video, obviously these people dont know what the fuck they are talking about. If i get worse grades because of my ADD then so be it! THAT is life, not everything is fair, i have to try much harder than others but that is my choice if i want same grades. if i get compensation for ADD then i will be set with a job i cant do, women shouldnt either get lower physical requirements. EITHER YOU WORK HARD LIKE I DO OR FAIL THAT IS YOUR CHOICE. LIFE ISNT FAIR NEITHER SHOULD IT BE BECAUSE THAT IS HOW IT FUCKING WORKS YOU WEAKLINGS.
LA RA (4 months ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JkKbzlniUc this one's a spoken poetry too watch this, it makes me cried
Chane Griffith (4 months ago)
I chose this video because my entire life I have let exams determined who I was. I have always been a bad test taker. I will spend hours studying materials needed for an exam, then the day of the exam would approach and my palms would get sweaty and boom .... I freeze. The main points of this video is that an exam should determine the type of person you are.. Two quotes that stood out to me were " Why does he have to study subjects he would never have to use in his life" and "You know to get a good job job you need a good degree and these subjects will help you get a good degree". These quotes are important to me because I was always told that I had to go to school in order to get a good job. Now fast forward 10 years later , and Im currently in my Masters program because in my head I can get a better paying job but Correction officer do have the school i did and they get paid about $100,000 a year.
Keng Yang (4 months ago)
We need to change our education system. School should deliver knowledge in an on-demand, need to know basis instead of memorizing facts and terms for the exam. Lets take Donald Trump for an example. Donald Trump approach knowledge as a tool to get things down and not for being valuable for its own sake. He makes certain what he needs to know to be successful at the time he needs to know it. A radio host interviewed Donald Trump if he can name all militant group in the Middle East. His respond was, "I will know them when its appropiate. I will know more about it than you know, and believe me, it won't take me long". Professor Roger Schank from Yale University adopt Donald Trump learning approach in his teaching courses. We live in the 21st century where society is rapidly growing and advancing in work place, technology, etc. If you want to get things done in a fast moving environment, you need to learn fast and know the right information. You can't predict what the future holds, but you can learn quickly to keep up with the current market trend. If you are not constantly learning, you are falling behind while everything else is passing by. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, 6 million unfilled jobs is a growing “skills mismatch” that has left many workers unprepared for rapid technological change. As many years to come by, you really to learn fast as you can and keep up with the rapid pace of the economic growth.
Marc Manuzon (4 months ago)
yuussssssssss
Munir Khan (4 months ago)
Here everybody will say that. If u doesnt study u will not get food
Munir Khan (4 months ago)
Can some body teach the same lesson in pakistan
Ultimate Scholars (5 months ago)
Perfect one buddy
Viren Kundu (5 months ago)
He needs to go to school....he said aksed.. What's wrong with you people
Sawyer Thurber (5 months ago)
I have to disagree. I agree with everything. I am 102 and I wish I could do this. We need good grades. Because trump doesnt have an education and I want to make sure that doesnt happen again. When I went to school for the first time, back in 1922, we had to drink this strange liquid that turned us into donkeys, it was messes up. By the next day i had turned back into a human boy but not b/c of that Pinocchio guy, he left me on that island, I had to figure that shit out by myself. Now that I really think about it, that might have been from a movie i can't really remember, none the less I hated the video go speak at funeral, your own funeral b/c you killed yourself, yeah mic drop spoken word y'all.
Sawyer Thurber (5 months ago)
You hater go kill yourself, you suck.
dhinesh aujayeb (5 months ago)
I like it when you mentioned Richard Branson.
Gloria Alias (5 months ago)
Say whatever you want but education is very important, if you disagree think about anti-vaccine movement, flat earth movement, even your president said that global warming is a lie, and what about those who claim that Holocaust didn't happen I can continue on and on
Vernon Mann (4 months ago)
You can learn that on your phone not by sitting at a desk
Farah Hudey (5 months ago)
I love you suli breezy!!!
random with Ffion (5 months ago)
My perants told me I need to do better at school.then I said I'm good at basic English Welsh math and science.i know a how to work a map I know who Martin Luther is I know about Jesus.and they said u only know the basics and not everything.then I asked a simple math question i asked a simple Welsh question I asked a simple math question i asked a simple science question they didn't know the answer to any of them.then they told me well I didn't learn that in school.and I'm like we'll if u didn't learn it and are doing fine in this world then why do i need to learn it.ome day I failed my math test.and my dad got angry.si when I got home I wrote all the questions down on a piece of paper and told my dad to answer them. He ended up getting a lower score then i did.its the Easter holidays know and i have already forgot everything I learnt.so if i dont renember it know what makes teachers think I will renember it in 5 years.
Vernon Mann (4 months ago)
I should do that to my parents
Vernon Mann (4 months ago)
Lol o should you do that
Gré Bell (5 months ago)
*ask 🙊
Kiran Chavan (5 months ago)
I just failed in maths! That won't decide
ROYCE chavez-cardoza (5 months ago)
hi
Incognito (6 months ago)
Just think about it. You don't decide your future, a bunch of papers do.
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
Isn't it always funny how these SILLY RAPPERS always *blame their lack of learning on teachers, society and everyone else but themselves* for not opening, studying and learning a lesson. *They never talk about how THEY teased, bullied and humiliated students* that CHOSE to learn. Now that they see all the "nothingness" that their *cool cloths, pouting faces, hostile demeanor* has yielded, they stirs their SAD faces into the camera and STILL BLAME EVERYONE ELSE! Oh yeah, they all have 4 or 5 kids by 3 or 4 different mothers too!
Shhdun (6 months ago)
"Test us with tests but the finals are never final because they never prepare us for the biggest test which is survival."
Shhdun (4 months ago)
Mark Spott Honestly how disgusting of you to call me stupid, tell me I assault people and basically calling me uneducated. Where’s your manners? All I did is post the quote the guy used in his video, which is really true for me, at least. Say what you want to say to me but I’ll not change my mind. Yes, there are things we take in school that we actually use in life. But tests are just testing us of how good our memory can take short-memory information. You do not know me the least to tell me “If you had chose to study”. For your information, I am currently studying. And I hope I’m going to do something great with my future because I know really damn well the things I’m good at. Say what you want to say to me but don’t you dare call someone stupid and tell them who they are. Which may turn out the complete opposite. Instead of guessing they’re name in society, ask them. I don’t want to call you uneducated because I don’t know you. But you clearly seem uneducated in your manners. Learn some. It’ll help with your “survival”. ( Plus I’m really bad at hairstyles, that’s something that you apparently thought I did. )
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
Stupid! Survival I guess, if for learned people to be able to drive to work or go shopping without being assaulted by ones like you. If you had chose to study instead of fashionable hair styling, you would have learned survival! You're using technology to post your silly remarks...technology that was LEARNED!!!
Conor O'Sullivan (6 months ago)
Bruh this made me chase my dreams
uvBev (6 months ago)
Word. I love this. Thankyou for speaking out for the youth of today. Education should mean just that. To educate. Brilliant. x
RadBoy 172 (6 months ago)
y r they all black
midnight sun (6 months ago)
It's kinda like this. Me: hey school can you teach me how to do adult things like paying taxes. School: no need to worry School: mitochondria is the power house of the cell
midnight sun (6 months ago)
I love how those kids are just standing there. 😂
syed hassan (7 months ago)
It's true, a piece of paper should not decide wether you'll be homeless on the streets or a rich person living in a mansion
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
Hmmm, that's why they couldn't or *"wouldn't"* learn anything, they did the same thing through school! *Never opened a book, disruptive in class* and now they have plenty of time to do what they do best...just stand there!
CasualViewer01 (7 months ago)
Lol, just study y'all dumbasses x
C-Note Brewski (7 months ago)
Yes!
Ted Bragg (7 months ago)
Worst part of school was being forced and coerced into sitting in small, crowded rooms of teenagers who’d sooner kill and maim each other than learn anything. Did you know US public schools are built with similar layouts and alarms as prisons? Because they ARE prisons.
Viktor Sundelin (7 months ago)
👍
Horace Chit (7 months ago)
There is great (imagined) strength in collective stupidity; Find your peers, blend in, feel better about yourselves......Own it, yo. And you can stand over there owning it, while the vast majority of the rest of the world (if they notice you for even a moment) will regard you as stupid, with good reason. Ask me how I know.
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
So true! It's everyone's fault but their own. Notice he didn't talk about all the days he cut class, got high, disrupted classes and bullied others. No, he was a model student in class and the teachers ignored him because he was black.
itachi Theonlylegend (6 months ago)
Horace Chit how?
RohanReigns CR (7 months ago)
I have goosebumps atm
Norway Tracking (7 months ago)
Man, how many hours of sleep, how many missing papers, how many nights of crying to sleep, how many punishments, are we going to need before the school system notices?
barbara wright (7 months ago)
Inspirational
YaBoi (7 months ago)
some was... ehhh but the rest was good!
Moralsuk (7 months ago)
Inspirational love this. I hope I can carry on this message and touch nations.
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
Conceptual crap impresses those with equally low standards! Kudos!!!
Bria Skye (7 months ago)
My mental health has been terrible lately and didn’t help that I had exams. I couldn’t make it to my last exam. I listened to this and remembered that I can re do courses and try and try until I can have my dream job as an English teacher
big slim (7 months ago)
None us are educated. We're all indoctrinated. Unfortunately the curriculum is white supremacy
Playonce (7 months ago)
what are those nigerians sayin
Ivalina Passe (7 months ago)
God is good and use a an F and I didn't get and f I already Passed this test already liars Address it a properly. Don t use my grade knowing i didn't even need to take this class. I'm Sharp.
Queen Xoxo (8 months ago)
I agree with the message but not with the way it said. Because my brother took this video to seriously. He wants to go to college but doesn’t have good grades he doesn’t care for test because he watched this video. He doesn’t want to work . He just sits at home . Because of this video .
Mark Spott (6 months ago)
Well, no wonder he had the grades he did. Sorry to hear that, though. A video changed his life! Really!
Mo Williams (8 months ago)
Going to share this video in sociology. This is really touching
tech devo (8 months ago)
now i am watching this video when my exams are coming wow 😅
cam_mac (8 months ago)
amazinnngggg!!! incredibly moving. I can totally relate, very well done.
Future-Thoughts (8 months ago)
Poetry is important. My videos enthuse modern poetry to spread the word. Check them out.
Sunny Wong (8 months ago)
No, our mark just defines how hard working we are Which in that case, if it's bad then it still warrants a lecture and shaming.
blue cheese (8 months ago)
This is brilliant I'm sharing this onto facebook right now. I would actually like to show it in school that would show them 😂
muhammed hafızoğlu (8 months ago)
This video music ?
林马林达 (8 months ago)
Shit song but a like for the message
Ƭerratomere (8 months ago)
I alone decide my fate. Yasuo, the Unforgiven. League of Legends.
Ashok Hegde (8 months ago)
I don't need no algaebrah
c r e a t u r f e a r (9 months ago)
I've been coming back to this every year since ninth grade and trying to survive school and get a good degree only seems to be getting harder
Chria Smedley (9 months ago)
I have studied to be a teacher for years. And quite frankly Suli when I find myself struggling with my job I come back to this video and remember why I do the job that I do. I love the children who struggle. I love the children who “can’t behave” and I love the children who exceed. I love MY children learning. Read. Learn about the Swedish way of teaching. Learn about the way maths is taught in Singapore. Ask yourself why we might struggle in this country?! I failed my teaching course because of Singapore maths and I excelled in early years because I can engage wtb the individual. One way get results one way makes a change.
F-SkullZ (9 months ago)
I Want to become a doctor so why would I have to do geography or history or any other subjects that are not important to me If the school system changed I will be happy
Tha Product Tha Product (9 months ago)
Just have to say yo Def one of my favorite yo an your music This is Real 🔥🔥🔥 an always will be 💯💯
Dontai Cacin (9 months ago)
Don't move to china u kno that kid dre from karate kid Dead he used his karate skills to break in to china place and learned to much now he's dead because he didn't go two skool 😢 damn shame
Adrian Ware (9 months ago)
I definitely understand where this is coming from. Because I was in regular classes and I also took special education classes, but the point being is that they try to say that everyone should learn everything at the same pace, which is impossible. Cause as for myself I struggle in reading, I couldn't remember most details after reading long passages. But if you put me in a math class I could tell you the answer without working out the problem, and in science I was nearly untouchable. And for the most part, just about everyone that earns all these degrees turn out to not be that successful anyway, so all that add pressure is a waste of time
Steaming Eagle (10 months ago)
The children are seen as propety not people..
Harsh K (10 months ago)
I tried to appease my parents throughout the school life, I succeeded, but I let me & my life get messed up. Now, apparently doing nothing but thinking about the mistakes I've done for listening to others instead of myself.
Zoie Cleghorn (10 months ago)
Woohoo for our school we split us up and only focus on our weaknesses so you don't have to go and do stuff you already know.

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