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Quick thoughts and brief essays on current events and a variety of important matters.

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Off the Cuff

What Is a Socratic Question?

What is a Socratic question? That question is a Socratic question. But not all questions are Socratic questions. Asking questions as a way of teaching and engaging with others is the Socratic method, but not just any question will do. So, what is a Socratic question? The precise reason why…

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Beware of “Honest Conversations”

Recently I had the opportunity to take part in a Facebook group discussing the soon-to-be released book by Ken Wytsma, The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege. The group was called “The Myth of Equality: An Honest Dialogue on Privilege.” As I read through a number of…

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