It is commonly accepted that excellent places of higher learning are those that are not only open to the investigation of extreme ideas, but are those which encourage that investigation.
The cover of the August 1992 Swarthmore College Bulletin shows that openness by the students… and, far more importantly, if you look closely at the last paragraphs of the editor’s introduction to the issue’s first article, you’ll see that when students instinctively shy away from a topic that challenges them a bit too much an excellent instructor is one who guides them to think twice.
If you want to read that article, just scroll to the bottom of the May 1992 SSI Update Newsletter.
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