Tag Archives: philosophy

On Faith

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Faith is hard. LOL & also UGH… Harvesting the fruits of faith is difficult even though they are among the sweetest of things. Faith, in one estimation, is the belief that something WILL happen without having absolute PROOF that it will. Faith means … Continue reading

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Diotima of Mantinea

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By all means, marry.  If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; otherwise, you’ll become a philosopher. ~Socrates Socrates was married.  We know that from several sources.  Socrates had more than one child.  That is also mentioned in several sources … Continue reading

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Nothing Bothers Me

Nothing Bothers Me No, Really.  Nothingness Keeps Me Up At Night. Stanley Rosen, Friedrick Nietzsche, and I have something in common. We’re all concerned with squirrels, or rather, a world without squirrels. Ok, to be more specific, a world without … Continue reading

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Teleology + Wikis = Classwide Collaborative Essays

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Teleology is basically the study of how everything fits, from top to bottom, within a system. Since I’m a “big picture” kind of guy, I tend to present topics or units to my students from the bird’s eye view and … Continue reading

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An Educator’s 4th of July Thoughts

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Two perpetual elements of American society, that are also richly analogous, are baseball and education.  Baseball is a game of individuals, but those individual players must win as a team.  The game is played as a competition not only against … Continue reading

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My Philosophy of Teaching

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My philosophy of teaching is, in essence, a type of letting go.  It is a philosophy that attempts to reveal to my students the solid but sometimes ethereal bonds that we share with a larger community that goes back millennia.  … Continue reading

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The Incomplete Constitution

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The Constitution is the greatest protector of rights ever penned by man’s hands. Simply by being a written Constitution, the document professes to be a touch-stone of liberty. Like a rulebook, if you want to know if someone is cheating … Continue reading

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