Learning should be allied to goodness

Intellectual capacity is not always found associated with ethics and moral character.

Darragh McCurragh:
However, is learning not also the path to gain an insight into morals? So without a binding curriculum, which would mean the end of intellectual freedom, and thus a rigorous sequence of what to learn when, morals/ethics cannot be drummed into a person. And since everyone learns everything at different speeds, some never learn about nuclear physics, others never about morals.

Me:
Nuclear physics without a healthy counterpart in morals has created the
atomic bomb – it is pretty obvious…

Unfortunately – learning as it is taught today, not only that it doesn´t comprise, but almost excludes a wholesome insight into ethics…

Of course, no true morals – and for that matter, nothing of value – can ever be “drummed” into anyone, but rather instilled…Inspired. Etymologically, education means to awaken the student from inside out…

This may sound utopian, but education should alongside with the process of learning concomitantly deal with ethics and overarching human values.

And the school system should implement this insight soon, if we want to stand a chance to veritable progress.

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