From The Multiversity: Plato – Front Porch Republic

Nonetheless, I think that we are able to glean some insight from Plato’s writings that might be applicable to today’s multiversity. Regardless of whether we actually agree with the contents of Socrates’ ideas, what we find in Plato’s dialogues is Socrates constantly engaged in learning how to learn. It is worth noting that Socrates never claims how to teach; instead, he shows us how to learn. For Socrates, learning is less about mastery of a technical skill or acquiring a body of knowledge, but inquiry about something in the right manner and for the right reasons, and to persist in doing so, even if the initial answers fail to be satisfactory.

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