This post was lost in the Crocapocalypse – I’m reposting it with its original date.
Look at the nearest child. How will they know what’s important when there’s no-one around to make decisions for them?
What will they live for?
What will they work and fight for?
Which prices will they think are worth paying, and which should never be paid?
Before basic skills, these moral underpinnings are the foundations of education. There’s a place for teaching values and ethics – also known as morals – but the best way to learn them is to see and experience them.