Schooling

Manufacturing stupidity.


Feb 142014
 

Of all the lies taught in school, the most vicious is that one ought to perform boring tasks diligently.

Jan 072014
 

Clever is a great compliment to children and a gross insult to adults.

Oct 212013
 

An education is frequently confused with the flotsam one picks up on the way to acquiring it.

Jul 162013
 

Americans take no interest in education but are obsessed with schooling.

Jul 022013
 

A pseudo-science colonizes other disciplines; a real one sticks to its last.

May 222013
 

The most effective way to learn is by devoting oneself to a single subject for months at a time. Its opposite is school.

Mar 152013
 

Beware of any discipline that creates its own subject matter.

Feb 262013
 

Defang a book by putting it on the syllabus, a painting by putting it in a museum, and a radical by putting him in the ministry.

Jan 212013
 

It never seems to occur to the teacher who complains of inattentive students that he may not be worth attending to.

Jan 072013
 

The least forgiving pedant is the kindergartener in possession of a new fact.