In the first in a series of episodes looking at C.S. Lewis' The Abolition of Man, we read about the (possibly) unintended impacts that can smuggle their way into a classroom. These hidden philosophical and anthropological positions end up shaping young people to see the world a certain way. Lewis argues for the existence of objective value in the world, with the necessary correlative being that sometimes, our feelings might be wrong.
If you're interested in education and have never read The Abolition of Man, drop everything and have a read.
Check out Difff's other podcast: Chiron, conversations about the past to help make sense of the present.
And James' other podcast: The Art of Inquiry, inquiries into the nature of the world and humanity with expert level guests passionate about their field.
Music: 'Inspiring Dreams' by Keys of Moon | https://soundcloud.com/keysofmoon
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