“How is a worldview taught?” Dallas Willard

Book recommendation by Willard. The making of the modern university

You are in a system that teaches a worldview without responsibly defending it.

How is a worldview taught?

Mainly its taught be body language, facial expressions, tones of voice and inflections, looks, off-hand comments about people and events. By what is permitted.

By example, how we treat people
By who gets rewarded or punished in various ways.

Rarely by explicit statements. Explicit statements are used only to reinforce what is taught indirectly

It is modeled.

We have a kind of orthodoxy that is a sociological reality, not a rationally supported outlook.

 

 

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