Identity and purpose: The essentials of education

Identity and purpose: The essentials of education

In a society that puts such value on efficiency and productivity we are often quite resistant to the practice of deep contemplation, specifically contemplating the why of things, questioning the reasons that we do what we do. Why(!) is this? Why questions are...
Education for vocation: Cultivating purpose in the young

Education for vocation: Cultivating purpose in the young

If we were to design an educational system from scratch what would we design it for? What aims and purposes would we have? What might we hope to ‘draw out’ in the young? What kind of person would we seek to create? When thinking of education, I think it is important...