Saturday, June 30, 2018

Something to think on …

One of the painful signs of years of dumbed-down education is how many people are unable to make a coherent argument. They can vent their emotions, question other people's motives, make bold assertions, repeat slogans — anything except reason.
— Thomas Sowell, born on this date in 1930


  1. And here in Germany I've just been discussing tu quoque arguments with my 15-year-old grandson, who is a very able opponent (often more so than I am). They seem to be learning something in school, not least how to reason.

  2. Perhaps Germany is different.