The fallacy of Education as a Source of Ethics
Harmonia Philosophica keeps on contributing to the philosophical research of what is ethical. The source of ethics is one great question that has been around for millennia and the answer could need a collective holistic approach in how we think. To that end, a new paper has been published by Spyridon Kakos, the details of […]
Education. Short- sightedness. Non-thinking. Not seeing.
Spending more years in full time education is associated with a greater risk of developing short-sightedness (myopia). (1) Seeing a lot. Reading a lot. Thinking a lot. A blind man can do that. But it takes a full working brain to think nothing. It takes a wise man to know nothing. It takes two pair […]
Robotic tutors. Hubris…
The use of robotic tutors in primary school classrooms is one step closer according to research recently published in the open access journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. (1) We are afraid to be parents. And we like our children to teach us. We hated our Father. Because we, His children, knew better…
Lack of education: A cause of death? Or a cause of “death”?
Deaths attributed to low levels of education: Lack of education as deadly as smoking. A new study estimates the number of deaths that can be linked to differences in education, and finds that variation in the risk of death across education levels has widened considerably… (1) But what is “death”? What is “life”? Too much […]
Sex from the age of eight?!? As long as we look “progressive”… [or: Why we hate children]
Norway educating children at the age of eight (8) on sex. (1) In the name of progressiveness we make our children adults before they even get a chance to play with Playmobil. We get them to shows, we make them sing, we watch them dance in front of millions of TV viewers. We believe it […]
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