The discussion motivated me to want to dive deeper into the issue (education) and reflect on ways to improve the situation for those it impacts.
Pnyka or whatever you are calling it is addictive. I keep reading things and thinking "I'd like to discuss/debate this in an assembly
These are types of conversations that I wouldn't usually join at a party because I really don't care, but I realized I had more to say than I initially thought.
I liked how people approached the conversation in a civil way and how the emphasis was on asking questions and learning rather than scoring points in debate.
I liked that people had the right mindset. No ad hominems, everyone actually discussed the ideas.
The commentary provided by others forced me to really think about my position and what/how I was going to write - in other words, I was learning. Having a desire to be a lifelong learner, these type of events can be informative and fun.
Everyone was pretty thoughtful, smart, and aware of what affects their communities
Totally a Pnyka junkie here… You really have your finger on the pulse of issues in front of our school district! We had a conversation on this topic this morning at a meeting of all school administrators.
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