Neil deGrasse Tyson often has something interesting to say about whatever question it is that is posed to him. In this brief clip from Big Think, NDT shares his advice to parents (and teachers) on how to raise curious children: get out of their way. My favorite line, though, is where he says, “We spend the first year teaching them to walk and talk, the rest of their lives to shut up and sit down.” Touche.
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