As our school year begins to wind down, my 5th grade gifted students are attempting to synthesize all that they have learned by determining what they “know for sure.” While browsing the examples on… 162 more words
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Here we have Part 2 in a series of posts. For an explanation of the reason for this series and links to the other posts, please see… 912 more words
What is this series about? Well, let’s first consider some questions.
- What kind of national crises do we have the capacity to predict?
- Are there signs of trouble ahead? 448 more words
Polish Poet and Nobel Laureate Wisława Szymborska on How Our Certitudes Keep Us Small and the Generative Power of Not-Knowing
Art by Salvador Dalí from a rare edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
BY MARIA POPOVA
“Attempt what is not certain. Certainty may or may not come later. 784 more words