Diagnostic logic: The Beckoning of education

One TV network is pioneering a new educational technique developed by, and embodied in the person of an educator named Glenn Beck. Replacing the outmoded pedagogical method called “logic“, the technique is used to teach anything about anything. However, the technique is difficult to describe in words.*

In this video clip, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show applies and demonstrates the basic method applied and demonstrated by Glenn Beck:


* The Glenn Beck technique is similar to the one used years ago by science historian James Burke in his television program “Connections”, but without the need to actually connect anything.

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