2. LABORATORIES OF THE SOUL
Contemporary education throughout the world is driven by the demand for technical training to prepare a constantly expanding workforce on the part of businesses and governments. But if our goal is to educate people to contribute to the common good, we must incorporate the arts and humanities into the educational process. Values education lies outside the method that dominates in scientific laboratories, but without values education we can never have a genuine democracy. We need to educate people to participate in laboratories of the soul.
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