Philosophy club at England school gets students thinking

A philosophy club at a school in Sussex, England, is encouraging 8- and 9-year-old students to reflect on difficult questions and exchange ideas. During recent club meetings, the Mind Explorers discussed whether they should eat pigs if the animals could talk and whether society has benefited more from the invention of the wheel or the box. The club has grown in popularity and encourages students to engage in critical thinking independent of the school curriculum.

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