According to Socrates

… it is no true wisdom that you offer your disciples, but only its semblance, for by telling them of many things without teaching them you will make them seem to know much, while for the most part they know nothing …

This quote caught my attention for it seems to make a case of “telling” vs “teaching”. Of course it is somewhat taken out of context. Socrates was actually commenting on the technological advancement (back then) known to us as writing or books. And many people nowadays use the passage as a critique of the internet. A more complete transcript may be found here.

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