Re: Philosophy?!?

Fri, 11 Aug 95 07:24:00 CDT

cool thanx...
From: David McFadzean
Subject: Re: Philosophy?!?
Date: Thursday, August 10, 1995 14:43PM

>I have been mailed and told that people blindly follow preachers and the
>church by faith, I say: "School is now a church in which the students
>what the teacher says, by faith."
>My question is: Is this a legitimate way of flipping the coin? (Is it a

No, I don't think it is legimate. The difference is that in schools,
though students may accept what the teacher says on faith, it isn't
*necessarily* so. In fact, if the teacher is any good, she will teach
the students to be skeptical. The difference is subtle, but all-important.

David McFadzean
Memetic Engineer
Merak Projects Ltd.