- Logic: one of the great contributions to civilization, left to die on the vine.
- It needs to be resurrected, in full flower.
- Related: School climate: Students are stuck in a dysfunctional system
Jon Rappoport, Activist Post
An updated version of the “Trivium,” the name given to the first three of the Seven Liberal Arts
June 7, 2016 | In two of my collections, The Matrix Revealed and Power Outside The Matrix, I include training in the art of logic and critical analysis.
The basic fact is: students in schools are rarely taught how to follow a line of reasoning from beginning to end. Nor do they practice analyzing half-formed, specious reasoning.
Who teaches young students, these days, how to distinguish between a polemic and a formal argument?
The author of three … collections, Jon Rappoport maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world.
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School climate: Students are stuck in a dysfunctional system, Earl Holdridge, Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
The way our schools are organized is at odds with learning and dispiriting for students. Naturally, some rebel.