“The essence of an education – the ability to think critically and protect oneself from falsehood and lies – may once have been taught in American schools, but, with few exceptions, is today a lost art.” – The Huffington Post
Did you read about the high school valedictorian who skipped her graduation because the school would not approve her comments?
Why? Because she wanted to tell the truth – from her perspective.
That perspective is an important gear in the critical thought mechanism.
The article about her decision has been posted across the country.