Pride and Humility in Education

Over at the Christian Scholar’s Review:

In a New York Times article, Jeanne Marie Laskus (2019) reports a story of Fred Rogers’s—of Mister Rogers—fame. He was invited to be part of a panel for the president. After speaking, he quickly left and even the secret service lost track of him. After being found, he communicated, “‘I wasn’t about to participate in any fund-raising or anything else,’ he told me later. ‘But at the same time I don’t want to be an accuser. Other people may be accusers if they want to; that may be their job. I really want to be an advocate for whatever I find is healthy or good. I think people don’t change very much when all they have is a finger pointed at them. I think the only way people change is in relation to somebody who loves them.’”

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