[LEAPSECS] the big artillery

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Fri Nov 7 07:57:05 EST 2014

Sanjeev Gupta <ghane0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> As a general rant, I still complain that (roughly) year 8 to year 12 of my
> schooling required me to learn stuff in physics, and then the next year,
> often the same teacher would tell me what I had learnt was wrong, and this
> was the correct way.


"A “lie-to-children” is a statement which is false, but which nevertheless
leads the child’s mind towards a more accurate explanation, one that the
child will only be able to appreciate if it has been primed with the lie."

f.anthony.n.finch  <dot at dotat.at>  http://dotat.at/
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