Effective Eyes to See

Without effective eyes to see, does a light cast light? Not for practical purposes. (p42)

I take a lot of inspiration from philosophy & other abstract thinking. What I try to be mindful of, when I apply such concepts to education, is that these are different realms in important ways. Some interpretations of innovative educational theories often get confused in the cross-over.

An educational endeavor will always be measured against the idea of success. Education always has a goal – whether that is a specific goal or a loose goal simply defined by topic – that will always permeate its activity. The universe does not.

An educational theory cannot be a metaphysical theory. It cannot be a theory of everything, because we cannot see a theory of everything from the outside…we wouldn’t know the purpose.


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