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Education without Indoctrination: Can It Exist? Stephen Blackwood, John Vervaeke & David Butterfield

Podcast 7th June 2024

What are the fundamental principles required to cultivate an educational environment free from ideological bias?

In this episode, Stephen Blackwood, David Butterfield, and John Vervaeke explore the current landscape of higher education and its pervasive ideological influences. They discuss the importance of fostering genuine freedom of inquiry, intellectual diversity, and non-coercive teaching practices. Through personal anecdotes and reflections on academic experiences, the conversation examines the conditions that make real dialogue and meaningful education possible. This episode challenges listeners to reconsider the essence of true education and its role in developing critical, independent thinkers.


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Authors, Ideas, and Works Mentioned in this Episode:

  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Martha Argerich
  • Descartes
  • Jordan Peterson
  • Education without Indoctrination
  • Freedom of Speech
  • The New Criterion
  • Meaning Crisis
  • Dialectic into Dialogos
  • The Vervaeke Foundation
  • Re-Humanising Education By Stephen Blackwood and Bernadette Guthrie



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