Let me start with a story. In August 2014, I was hired by the Political Science Department at the City University, Mogadishu, Somalia. In their honours curricula, a course titled UNI102: Critical Thinking drew my attention which is taught to their 1st semester students. I was wondering that if Critical Thinking course is taught in many Universities in the Global South including Somalia, then why not in Bangladesh? Is it less important?
“Might Makes Right” “Molon Labe” (Come and take it)
On March 27, 2017 an article by a US attorney appeared in Modern Diplomacy titled “President Trump Needs to Either Cancel, Repudiate or Renegotiate the US Debt.” It ends with an exhortation to President Trump to get on and “make America Great Again.”
“What is Truth?--Pontius Pilate
“Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Freedom” --Thomas Jefferson “And at the end they go crazy” --Giambattista Vico
“I never read a book from cover to cover”--President George W. Bush, while at Yale University