“Education is a process of understanding who you are, as a member of the animal kingdom, as a species…”
But to be a human thinker is not necessarily to think well.
I’ve constructed false beliefs that are part of me…
Sometimes I think I’m speaking and defending an insight, when actually I’m defending a prejudice, a narrowness…”
Richard Paul speaks of the kind of student who knows that a mind can house insights as well as false beliefs but through critical thinking, knows enough to try to separate the two. Click onto the link to hear his talk (a little over 9 minutes)