Sure, I have one. It based on this axiom: the point of debate isn’t winning, or losing. Nor is it one side educating the other. It’s mutual discovery.
an axiom to grind
In case anyone is confused about what an axiom is, it’s an assumed truth or value, one you don’t try to prove. (In Euclidean Geometry, the core axioms are points, lines, and planes. You don’...(more)
I was asked to answer this question, but it doesn’t make sense to me, unless I teach something really inconsequential, like the answer to “What’s in my pocket right now?”
I wouldn’t really call that teaching. It would just be telling someone a fact, but it’s only facts like these I can be sure another person doesn’t know.
Since I lack psychic powers, I have...(more)
It's widely believed, because most adults don't know how to learn on their own--or don't want to put in the effort. They try something five, ten, or 50 times, and, when they fail at it, they give up.
When they give up, they don't say, "I'm choosing to quit rather than to keep working at it." They say, "I can't do this."
Any adult of average intelligence c...(more)