According to the classical Greek philosopher Socrates, “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” By drawing us out of our typical patterns, wonderment reconnects us with our ability to marvel at new and beautiful things.

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Jamie Crooks has taught for almost 30 years in Bishop’s University’s Department of Philosophy. A co-founder of University’s Liberal Arts Program, he was also director of the Bishop’s choir for 15 years between 1999-2014. Jack-of-all-trades and master of none, he has been, at one time or another, a union negotiator, the Dean of Arts & Science, a piano-player in the Drama Department and Director of the Learning Commons project.

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