The Purpose of Education

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As 70-year-old philosophy professor Sidney Hook conducted his last class at New York University after 45 years of teaching there, he said he would break one of his rules and try to explain his own philosophy. “Though there is no substitute for intelligence, it is not enough,” said Hook. “There are human beings who have intelligence but do not have the moral courage to act on it. On the other hand, moral courage without intelligence is dangerous. It leads to fanaticism. Education should develop both intelligence and courage.”

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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