Pierre Desrochers


“Education is about finding out what form of work for you is close to being play—work you do so easily that it restores you as you go.” — Mark Edmundson

“The world that I should wish to see would be one freed from the virulence of group hostilities and capable of realizing that happiness for all is to be derived rather from co-operation than from strife. I should wish to see a world in which education aimed at mental freedom rather than imprisoning the minds of the young in rigid armor of dogma calculated to protect them through life against the shafts of impartial evidence.” — Bertrand Russell

Some wise words from my friend Art Carden: “Dear Student: I Don’t Lie Awake At Night Thinking of Ways to Ruin Your Life” and some common sense from Jorie Scholnik on “5 things you should never say to your professor.”

The philosopher Justin McBrayer has a few thoughts on “Diverse Viewpoints, One Truth”