I read books. I know stuff.

How wonderfully passionate are the many ways that Socrates and Plato try to convince us that the only safe way that leads us to happiness, is education. Plato dreamed of public libraries, public lectures, education being a basic element of a free city-state. Jean-Jacques Rousseau says: “If you wish to know what is meant by public education, read Plato’s Republic. Those who merely judge books … Continue reading I read books. I know stuff.

Propaganda

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” –Winston Churchill A comprehension on a satisfactory level of the functions and mechanisms of propaganda makes you a better citizen. I always believed that propaganda should be taught in high-schools. If I was to defy this term I’d simply say that it’s to disseminate a message to … Continue reading Propaganda

The Decalogue of a Good Teacher

*According to Bertrand Russell Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not think it worth while to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to light. Never try to discourage thinking for you are sure to succeed. When you meet with opposition, even if it should be from your husband or your children, endeavour to overcome it by argument and … Continue reading The Decalogue of a Good Teacher