A book isn’t great because of what it tells you, but because of what it makes you think about.
March 10, 2009
One task defines the role of the teacher: the communication of an idea from her soul to that of the student. Until that communication takes place, teaching hasn’t occured. Therefore, the teaching that takes place does not arise from preparing a lesson plan the week or night before, but from the teachers ongoing reading, thinking,
Count me among the number of those disturbed by President Obama’s lifting of the ban on stem cell research. The issue itself is beyond my expertise, but there’s a principle at stake and an approach taken that concerns me deeply. The natural sciences are not morally neutral, they are subservient to morality. They are mere