What My Wife Thinks of Socrates …

Scanned from my Winter 2011 journal …

The other day Mary and I were having a conversation with a friend about the Socratic method. Our friend was remarking on how difficult it was to get his undergraduate students talking. This was particularly puzzling to him because the group of students in question were a pretty smart bunch. I observed that part of his problem may be in the fact that a good discussion requires people who are willing to state the obvious — and who wants to do that? This is what followed:

What’s the moral of the story? Apparently, I’m no Socrates.

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  • gilliebean says:

    More of these. Yum!





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