I'm wondering about your opinion. If it were your choice, would you rather make the education:

- agnostic to opinions, teaching facts and learning critical thinking at a risk of people developing opinions which you may find unacceptable

- modeling people to cater to their physical, mental and social health and peace at a risk of discriminatory judgment

- endorsing rationalism and logic over empathy and public opinion

- make people share your moral standing to promote good

Please boost :-)

@jackdaniel I am not sure what 'opinion' means. What about scientific theories that have not been proven yet? Are those opinions?

Also teaching pure facts sounds good in theory but how does one do that without providing context which is certainly biased even if it is 'just' the teacher's personal background?

(Learning without a personal pupil - teacher relationship of some sort will work for a small minority only)

@ckeen @alexshendi

I agree it is impossible to fully separate these things and that world can't be ideal with this regard. But there is a difference between trying to separate them and presenting cherry-picked facts to support some opinion.

By "opinion-agnostic" I mean trying to minimize the impact of my own convictions on the knowledge I try to present *even* if the knowledge is inconvenient to what I believe in (be it a moral standing or religion).

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@jackdaniel @ckeen

I think the way to go is to present your opinions on the matter and make it clear that these are your opinions and that there are other, possibly valid opinions.

I still don't know which radio button to check. 🤔

Disclaimer: I'm not a teacher.

@alexshendi @ckeen IMO that would be the last radio button (admittedly not very aggressively pursued though:). Thank you for elaborating.

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