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)


I don't understand the question.. If you mean: should they be taught? Definitively yes. Maybe word "facts" is too narrow – by that I mean presenting significant narratives relevant to humanity without giving your pupils the "right interpretation" of them.

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