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How teaching philosophy could help combat extremism

Socrates with copy space

Young people today are constantly at risk of indoctrination – whether deliberate or inadvertent. This can be by advertisers, politicians, religious extremists or the media – and can make it hard for young people to get a handle on the world around them.

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Do children learn better in the woods?

Marist College Bendigo Montagne Centre, Victoria

Over recent years, the benefits that humans gain from contact with trees and nature have gained recognition. They call it biophilia, which seems a curious overstatement to me, with connotations of excess, but then everyone loves a new science word...

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