books and wisdom – 3 quotes

Books are humanity in print - Barbara Tuchman Your life is shaped by the end your live for. You are made in the image of what you desire - Thomas Merton Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested -Francis Bacon

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Ken Osborne and the renewal of civic-education

Back in 1999, Ken Osborne, a history teacher and retired faculty in the University of Manitoba education department, warned us of the lack of civic debate concerning¬†the ends of public education. His book, Education: A Guide To The Canadian Education Debate - Or, Who Wants What and Why? was intended to bolster this discussion beyond …

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