When I transfer my knowledge, I teach. When I transfer my beliefs, I indoctrinate.
December 28, 2005 3:01 PM Subscribe
The Kids are Alright, Dammit. Reason's
Nick Gillespie weighs-in on the 2005 Modern Language Association annual convention.
"...faced with a choice between a sort of bitter righteousness and increasing irrelevance on the one hand and engaging students with more fair-minded argumentation and open-ended discussion, some academics are choosing the latter. That's certainly good news for kids stuck in freshman composition classes, those dreary required classes which are often little more than clumsy attempts at political indoctrination."
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