Leading the Pais (Child): A Discourse on Pedagogy

Pedagogy comes from two Greek words meaning “child” (pais) and “leader” (agōgos) from the verb “to lead” (agein). Thinker: Pedagogy.  Sophist: Say what?  Thinker: Pedagogy.  Sophist: I know, I know.  I heard you the first time.  What the hell is that? Thinker: Have you gone to school? Sophist: Well yea.  Can’t say that I likedContinue reading “Leading the Pais (Child): A Discourse on Pedagogy”

Harold and the Art of Asking Questions: A Short Autobiography

But moments of truth are infinitely better than platitudes of lies, which seek to undermine our democracy and hinder the promise of freedom to which the liberal experiment of the American Republic has been so fervently dedicated. I remember a Sunday School class I was taking when I must have been around 9 or 10Continue reading “Harold and the Art of Asking Questions: A Short Autobiography”