Actually we are in possession of an incredible tool to teach critical thinking if we but know how to use it. If we were to honestly evaluate the quality of the debate coming from the chess blogs can we conclude that chess makes our kids smart? Here.
So what has happened to the game of kings in Malaysia? Here and here.
I will write on the second part of the debate/discussion on facebook a little later. Have a look and see what you think. Don't you think we need to do something about it? Isn't it our national duty? A duty to our kids?