LESSON: Sharpening the Mind Through Logic Analysis
This lesson plan is based on the Japanese learning practices of traditional debate strategy, developing logical thinking, and experiencing non-duality.
Application can be enhanced by going deeper with Buddhist principles related to experiences induced through the exercises. Application can also be enhanced by connecting to application in English Language Arts of preparation for oral debate practice or argumentative essay writing.
This exercise can be beneficial for the cultivation of compassion, true listening, and compromise. Though it is designed for Middle School and High School, it can also be adapted for younger grades.