Saved by Education

Saved by Education

“You should realize that if anyone is saved and becomes what he ought to be under our present constitutions, he has been saved—you might rightly say—by a divine dispensation.” Plato, Republic VI Considering what Plato thought about his own age, we wonder what he would...
The Craft of Education

The Craft of Education

“Then education is the craft concerned with doing this very thing, this turning around, and with how the soul can most easily and effectively be made to do it.” Plato, Republic VII There is a craft of living a good human life. Plato calls it justice. And there is a...
Music: A Two Week Challenge

Music: A Two Week Challenge

“Aren’t these the reasons, Glaucon, that education in music and poetry is most important? First, because rhythm and harmony permeate the inner part of the soul more than anything else, affecting it most strongly and bringing it grace, so that if someone is...

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