Carry a big stick, or pose for a photo on a moose

“What we need is to turn out of our colleges young men with ardent convictions on the side of the right; not young men who can make a good argument for either right or wrong as their interest bids them.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

From Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

(On the topic of college debate contests.)

After a little bit of thought, I’m not sure how much sense this makes from a pedagogical¬†point of view. Stay tuned for a comment from Aristotle next week.

But for now,

Which one is he?


And, one of my husband’s favorite photos.


Teddy Roosevelt would have some suh-weet instagrams.