[meteorite-list] To the dreamers

From: Darren Garrison <cynapse_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2007 22:55:19 -0500
Message-ID: <b2ej13pegm1k291hsbfdkktlhsh9lm1g9l_at_4ax.com>

On Sun, 8 Apr 2007 10:52:01 -0700 (MST), you wrote:

>Hi Mal:
>We (actually Nancy) uses this at every teacher workshop that we do. It
>really points out the importance of learning astronomy (or any other
>science) by doing it and not just lecturing!

That kind of goes against what I always thought Whitman's point in the poem
was-- that you should enjoy nature, not try to break it down and analyze it.
Sort of an anti-scientific statement, not a field-work vs. lab work argument.

Whitman always struck me as a bit of a weirdo. :-)
Received on Sun 08 Apr 2007 11:55:19 PM PDT

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