Schooling

Manufacturing stupidity.


Dec 202017
 

America has allowed countless uneducated and unskilled people to become uneducated and unskilled people who have gone to college.

Dec 122017
 

A professor is, quite literally, someone who does not draw the conclusions from his own premises.

Oct 102017
 

Doing badly in school is your best chance to come through it unscathed.

Oct 052017
 

Behind every wise child are several foolish adults.

Sep 182017
 

A class of failed disciplines — psychiatry, education, macroeconomics — unable to raise the mean, lower the variance and declare victory.

Jul 312017
 

The full-grown model pupil speaks of “problems” to be “solved”, as if the world were a textbook and these the exercises.

May 172017
 

Who, after seven hours a day, five days a week, nine months a year in school, hasn’t thought, at least once, about shooting up the place?

Apr 262017
 

Elite is a rather flattering term for what is in fact a clutch of overgrown teacher’s pets.