Sunday, 5 July 2015

Being Non Didactic.

I hate the thought of being a teacher. I’ve nothing against the practice in principle, it just isn’t me.

‘I’m going to tell you what you need to know and you’re going to learn it.’

Not me.

‘I know things you don’t and I’m going to give you the benefit of my knowledge.’

Not me.

‘I’m going to help you learn to think things out for yourself.’

Even that isn’t me. It’s all too superior. I like throwing random crumbs out, just for my own amusement.

And what I really hate are those rock stars playing to a sea of adoring faces, and then taking the applause as though they're really, really important. I like the twin bedfellows of silliness and adroit reflection. It's more me.

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