Never Stop Re-Thinking The Answer

“Once you’ve decided that something’s absolutely true, you’ve closed your mind on it, and a closed mind doesn’t go anywhere. Question everything. That’s what education’s all about.”

*David Eddings

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What I Tell My Ethics Students

“It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he’ll look for his own answers.”

~ Patrick Rothfuss

Nose in the Sand

I might show facts as plain as day:

but, since your eyes are blind, you’d say,

“Where? What?”

and turn away.

**Christina Rossetti

Or At What Level

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“The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.”

~ BF Skinner

Can You Convert Someone to Intelligent Thought?

“Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make a difference.” 

**Jim Butcher

To Choose or Not to Choose

“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”

**Napoleon

Just Leave A Door Open

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” 

**Lawrence Ferlinghetti