Schooling – Everything


Manufacturing stupidity.

Mar 172023

Students need to see thinking in action. Instead they are shown thinking accomplished, and the two look nothing alike.

Jan 262023

School penalizes the student mildly for knowing less than the examiners, and harshly for knowing more.

Jan 092023

Americans don’t read for pleasure; the books we are assigned in high school see to that.

Nov 282022

What audiences love and critics hate is likely vulgar; what audiences hate and critics love is likely malicious.

Mar 242022

Never have so many been so eager to participate in class discussion without having done the reading.

Mar 072022

School, n.   A group of poets, painters, philosophers, economists, historians, sociologists, literary critics, or fish.

Jan 252022

When we products of a modern upbringing were children, we spake as children, understood as children, thought as children: and when we became men, nothing changed.