I’d like to ponder something I’ll call “A Tale of Two Dictionaries,” and in particular how those two dictionaries define a specific word: “education.” The results are enlightening.

This short article by The Epoch Times contrasts the contemporary dictionary definition of “education” with the classical dictionary definition.  The modern definition focuses on the transmission of knowledge, but not on the individual receiving the knowledge. In contrast, the classical definition of “education” focuses on the person and the soul as key elements in why and how we educate. Read the full article below.

“Education”: A Tale of Two Dictionaries