Dec 9, 2013-- Philosopher, mathematician, historian, and social critic Bertrand Russell is one of the most intellectually diverse and influential thinkers in modern history. Writer Maria Popova, founder and editor of Brain Pickings, summarizes Russel's remarkable vision for the responsibilities of a teacher, touching on the purpose of education, the value of uncertainty, the importance of critical thinking, the gift of intelligent criticism, and more. The beauty of these principles is that they can be applied to daily life and other relationships as well. (48429 reads)
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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
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