Devdutt Pattanaik: A good teacher

​”A good teacher never answers questions. A good teacher asks questions, not to confuse or confound, but to nudge the student to find his or own answers, and take responsibility for what he/she discovers or invents. A good teacher presents paradigms that can facilitate the answer-finding quest. A good teacher questions the nature of the question and reveals new frontiers of thought. For the lazy, disinterested in expanding his/her own mind, a pat answer will do, especially if it makes them laugh.”

—Devdutt Pattanaik. 

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