The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

What if Money Was No Object? [HD] Alan Watts. Alan Watts audio courtesy of alanwatts.org. Read More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Watts All credit goes ...

Views: 102

Comment

You need to be a member of The Educator's PLN to add comments!

Join The Educator's PLN

Comment by Brian Page on August 4, 2013 at 2:10pm

In this three minute illuminating video, British philosopher Alan Watts poses the question "What would you do if money were no object?"

On the surface the question seems a bit heedless. Yet each question ties together seamlessly to pull students into looking inward to reflect and realize that life's greatest joy could serve their futures.

By the way, there is a consensus answer to whether money can buy happiness, and it's not what you think.

So now the next time you see a hand raise and hear a student ask "How am I supposed to know what I should do when I grow up?", you have the ideal resource to motivate each student to look inward to discover their own answer.

My blog post: http://finedchat.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-best-advice-for-helping-s...

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

andy mellor updated their profile
Feb 17
andy mellor posted a blog post

Catch up or recovery?

I've been intrigued by the language of "catch up" which has come from government ministers and even the Children's Commissioner. The idea that lockdown has resulted in lost learning and a widening of the gap can't be disputed but it is the solutions put forward by government which has revealed the reductive nature of the government's attitude to learning and to young people. To reduce education and learning to an accumulation of facts devoid from any contextual influence is just simply naive.…See More
Feb 17
andy mellor is now friends with Hos-Na Salehi, Steve McCracken and Sandra Trach
Feb 17
Steve Brandidge updated their profile
Jan 28
Dennis Dunn updated their profile
Jan 26
John Braswell posted a blog post

What is Your Essay Definition, Explain by Essay Writer?

Essay Definition can vary widely depending on the Person DefiningEssay definition can be different depending on the source. The narrowest definition of essay is “a short piece of writing on a particular subject”, as appearing in Oxford Dictionary. Most common form of essay is written in prose. In practice, essays are regarded as short pieces of writing, though there are some exceptions like John Locke’s” An essay concerning human understanding”. In its broadest sense, definition of essay…See More
Dec 9, 2020
Agnes Mckenna updated their profile
Dec 2, 2020
Eleonore Cowan updated their profile
Dec 2, 2020

Events

© 2021   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service