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A Radical Treatise on Public Education – LewRockwell

Posted by Martin C. Fox on December 2, 2017

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/12/no_author/a-radical-treatise-on-public-education/

 He reveals the dysfunctionality behind mass schooling, which is more a mass jobs project than an inspiring means by which to instill a body of knowledge, far less stoke creativity, curiosity, and inspiration. He makes an supremely convincing case for LESS school, not more and reveals the destructive lessons instilled by the way we do school, like conformity and subordination.

Essentially, school “ensures a workforce that will not rebel…that will be physically, intellectually, and emotionally dependent upon corporate institutions for their incomes, self-esteem, and stimulation, and that will learn to find social meaning in their lives solely in the production and consumption of material goods. They haven’t changed much since the 1890s because they don’t need to –they perform precisely as they are intended.”

Gatto’s Underground History of American Education is worth a read.

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