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Wishful Thinking – What Would You Wish For- If You Had – Just One Wish: I’d Wish For Music

If I had one wish, what would I wish for? A very difficult question for a man who has lived half a century, a man such as I. Would I wish for riches, to have no troubles, to buy anything … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking: A Socratic Dialogue

Speaker A: How do you learn to think critically? We know how to think, don’t we? Speaker B: Of course we do! Thinking is like breathing. It’s automatic. It’s a part of being human. We don’t need someone to teach … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: What A Beautiful Day!

What a beautiful day in Santiago, Chile! The sun is shining brightly and it is hot, the middle of summer, the skies are as blue as can be, and not a single cloud on the horizon. And yes, get this, … Continue reading

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Does The Language We Speak Shape How We Think?

Does the language we speak shape how we think? I find this question to be an intriguing one. In fact, it was recently the subject of a lively debate at the Economist news magazine. Now, I speak three languages rather … Continue reading

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