Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Curse of Liberal Education… Continued

As much as I have always loved liberal education, even I will admit that it does have a fairly obvious downside. I call this downside “the curse of liberal education.” What is this curse? Quite simply, liberal education arouses the … Continue reading

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Intellectual Virtues

  It is in knowledge as it is in swimming, – he who ostentatiously sports and flounders on the surface makes more noise and splashing, and attracts more attention than the industrious pearl diver, who plunges in search of treasures … Continue reading

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Nouns and verbs…. what’s the difference?

When we teach children throughout the world that a noun is a name that signifies a “person place or thing” and a verb is a word that signifies an “action or event or state of being,” do we think that … Continue reading

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