In a culture that sometimes puts knowledge before inquiry, question formation is an important and often overlooked skill. Nervousness around authority, social anxiety, pre-existing assumptions, and force of habit can leave many learners, in all areas of life, tongue-tied for inquiry.
Dan Rothstein is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Democracy-Building Programs at the Right Question Institute (RQI), a nonprofit educational organization whose methodology involves teaching people how to ask their own questions, and sharing strategies so that all people can improve their ability to ask their own questions.
We spoke with him about the wide-ranging implications such education can have, and how spirituality fits into the equation.
Next week, on Tuesday, August 17th at 2PM Eastern, we will be speaking with Robyn Fivush, PhD, a Professor of Psychology at Emory University. She is well known for her research on the parent-child narrative and the development of autobiographical memory.
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