Read Emerson’s “On Education” (one page) Read Summarize Emerson’s ideas about what he calls “Genius and Drill,” his ideas about respecting the student, nature, and patience. Then, write a detailed paraphrase of paragraph 15 (“I confess myself utterly at a loss”) on p. 10. What do you think of the ideas in that paragraph?
2. Read Machiavelli’s “The Qualities of the Prince” (p. 84 in A World of Ideas).
Reading Response 4: (half-page): Question: Are modern politician likely to success by following all of Machiavelli’s idea? why or why not