is a weapon, whose effect depends on
who holds it in his hands and at
whom it is aimed."
"It isn't a coincidence that governments everywhere
want to educate children. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be
evidence of the state's goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real
explanation is less flattering. If the government's propaganda can take
root as children grow up, those
kids will be no threat to the state apparatus. They'll fasten the chains to
their own ankles." - Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.Just
beneath the superficial justifications for mass forced schooling lies the first
level of its true motivation: to create a MICE population suitable for the
demands of the global industrial economy.
From the heyday of British
Empire the British Royal Society has promoted
the guise of a utopian vision,
delusions of grandeur of an engineered
global utopia flourished, particularly in the
US, a land that embraced
patterns which included both eugenics
and genocide for social control purposes.
shape character and
"Factory discipline was alien to the independent,
self-directed farmers and artisans that made up pre-industrial society, and the
question of how to instill wage
labor discipline was discussed at length by
the intellectuals of the
The artificial reality that the factory system created was a
mass-produced reality, a generic reality of standardized products, standardized
roles, standardized tasks, and standardized lives." - Charles Eisenstein
"Every public school is at the mercy of the
Department of Health, Education and Welfare (which
Nelson Rockefeller created
and ran under Dwight D.
Eisenhower)." - Gary Allen "The modern public school curriculum comes right out of the Wundt
system. American educators
imported three major ideas from Wundt:
- the purpose of state schooling
was not intellectual training but
the conditioning of children "to obedience,
subordination and collective life."
whole ideas were broken
into fragmented "subjects," and school days were divided into fixed periods
"so that self-motivation to learn would be muted by ceaseless interruptions."
-the State was posited as the
true parent of the children." - Sheldon Richman
1 in 20 Americans
are not literate and 29% of the population has only basic
reading and computational
education is defind as:
a program of instruction
processes that impart
an instructive or enlightening
"We arrive hard-wired with
a few survival abilities, but the rest of
our information comes from others, starting with our parents. What children
learn in their first five years is the basis of most people's attitudes. Few
break out of the prison of that early learning. This is not a secret to
religious leaders and those who wish to have their children accept their
values, be they good or bad." - George Croly."You never
saw anybody dying, and you never saw anybody having a baby. How did you get to
know things? "
"In the school I went to," Will said, "we never got to
know things, we only got to know words."
The child looked up at him,
shook her head and, lifting a small brown hand, significantly tapped her
"Crazy," Mary said. "Or were your teachers just stupid?"
Will laughed. "They were high-minded
educators dedicated to mens sana in copore sano and the maintenance of our
sublime Western Tradition. But meanwhile tell me something. Weren't you ever
"By people having babies? "
"No, by people dying.
Didn't that scare you?"
"Well, yes - it did," she said after
a moment of silence.
"So what did you do about it? "
"I did what they teach you to
do - tried to find out which part of me was frightened and why she was
"And which of you was it? "
"This one." Mary
Sarojini pointed a forefinger into her open mouth. "The one that does all the
talking. Little Miss Gibber - that's what Vijaya calls her. She's always
talking about all the nasty things I remember, all the huge, wonderful,
impossible things I imagine I can do. She's the one that gets frightened."
"Why is she frightened? "
"I suppose it's because she gets
talking about all the awful things that might happen to her. Talking out loud
or talking to herself. But there's another one who doesn't get frightened."
"Which one is that?"
"The one that doesn't talk - just looks
and listens and feels what's going on inside. And sometimes," Mary Sarojini
added, "sometimes she suddenly sees how beautiful everything is. No, that's
wrong. She sees it all the time, but I don't - not unless she makes me notice
it. That's when it suddenly happens. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!"
- from Aldous Huxley Island
no child left
"Education, and the life of the mind generally, is
a matter in which individual initiative is the chief thing needed; the function
of the state should begin and end with insistence on some kind of education,
and, if possible, a kind which promotes mental individualism, not a kind which
happens to conform to the prejudices of government officials." - Bertrand
"George Walker Bush can brag all he wants about his
No Child Left Behind Act, but anybody who has ever worked with children
knows that its quotas and threats are more suited to assembly-line production
than education." - Kurt Page
"Television commentator Armstrong Williams was paid
$240,000 to promote George Bush 's education policies, and syndicated
columnists Maggie Gallagher and Michael McManus were paid $21,500 and $10,000,
respectively, to advocate George W. Bush's marriage initiatives. This money was
provided by American taxpayers, illegal under the Smith-Mundt Act of 1948,
which forbids the domestic dissemination of government propaganda designed to
sway public policy. Materials that serve "a solely partisan purpose" are
expressly prohibited." - Harry Brunser
"No Child Left Behind provides strong
sanctions on schools based solely on performance in English and math. Because
of these aggressive sanctions, many elementary schools have all but abandoned
art, science, social science and physical education to avoid being identified
for sanctions. No Child Left Behind is undermining a rich, balanced
curriculum and will continue to do so unless lawmakers stop the circus acts and
get to work for our students." - Scott P. Plotkin
"It takes only average intelligence to note the
pratfalls of the No Child Left Behind Act. Analyzing a bazillion lines
of student data over a variety of tests reveals few surprises. Fixing some
parts of No Child Left Behind may very well result in a new crop of
inadequate measures. Such is the stuff of standardized testing, and such is the
stuff of investing annual funding in testing to get results we already know." -
Michael F. Katzman The No Child Left Behind
program was just another smoke and mirrors game played by the George Walker
The reading program, Reading First, was
beset with conflicts of interest according to the Office of the Inspector
Over $6 billion was given away in government contracts to
implement the Reading First program.
After six years the
Department of Education has declared that the Reading First program
failed to improve reading comprehension.
Even though the Reading
First program proved to be a failure in increasing reading comprehension it
was a rousing success in privatizing public funds and maintaining the status
quo of government give-aways to corporations.
"The Inspector General's
report illuminates the corruption involved in the Federal Government's attempts
to micro-manage reading instruction. Numerous states had their applications for
millions of dollars worth of Reading First grants rejected because they
did not plan to use the funds for Direct Instruction." - Gary
Direct Instruction is a program designed by Siegfried
"Zig" E. Engelmann*, who married Therese Piorkowski* to indoctrinate, condition
and program young children through structured rote drilling.
element in the implementation of Direct Instruction in most cases is
change. Teachers will generally be required to behave differently than before
and schools may need an entirely different organization than they previously
employed. The popular valuing of teacher creativity and autonomy as high
priorities must give way to a willingness to follow certain carefully
prescribed instructional practices. The urgency for immediate remedies stems
from an understanding that the longer things are not as they should be, the
more difficult it will be to change them." - The National Institute for Direct
Instruction (NIFDI) a non-profit corporation
These sentences are typical of
the type of conditioning used in the program:
I am mad (wrath);
made me mad (wrath);
She is mad at me (wrath);
The rat is sad
The cow ate fish (fantasy);
I made a
Is she a rat? (derogatory);
Paint that nose (personal
A cat can talk (fantasy);
Is that shark mad?
He was riding a cow (fantasy);
This dog can talk
Did the bug have a home? (anthropomorphic projection);
told the ball to roll (telekinesis);
The elephant was sad (anthropomorphic
I wish I could fly (unnatural desire);
The tiger ate ice
A pig had a yellow wig (fantasy);
The animal looked
very angry (anthropomorphic projection);
The bug was a talking animal
She was flying like a bird (fantasy);
boss will be proud (subservience);
You must leave this house
We want to read good books (command);
You must pay that
Can you remember the rule? (subservience);
snake was a sneak - (derogatory).
Primary readers in the past were
See Spot. See Spot run. See Jane. See Jane run. See Jane
run with Spot.
Think what you will but the important part of Direct
Instruction is conditioning pre-concieved notions and built-in prejudice.
Fantasy is preferable to
reality; Wrath is
acceptable ; Some people are
less than others; Subservience is required of
lesser humans; Animals have human
Perhaps none of the above about public education awakens
anger in you then perhaps maybe you would like to hear another little story:
When my youngest son reached his senior year in public high school my
wife was surprised, knowing our son's views, to hear from a military recruiter
who asked to speak to our son stating that he had expressed an interest in
joining the military of the US.
This recruiter called several times
asking to speak to our son.
Finally I asked my son if he had expressed
an interest in joining the military and he said "No. Do you think I am crazy?".
It was only later that I learned what had truly transpired.
law had been recently passed, the No Child Left Behind Act, this
legislation had been touted by the George Walker Bush administration as the way
to make sure that all children received a quality education.
was ill thought out and did nothing to enhance education, only created more
meaningless testing and paperwork .
Many public school administrations
decided to teach and test the same way private schools teach individuals
applying for state trade licensee - i.e. lawyers, architects, contractors,
cosmetologist, etcetera .
They teach the students how to take the test
as opposed to teaching them the broad knowledge that such tests are meant to
decipher in the tested individual.
But this 'testing' is really beside
the point because the real purpose of the No Child Left Behind Act was
to obtain lists of children graduating high school for the military
Your child will not be 'left' behind because the No Child
Left Behind Act was meant to ensure that your child, as well, could become
fodder for the great American war
"Higher education is not necessarily a guarantee
of higher virtue,
or higher political wisdom." - Aldous Huxley, Brave New
"Before the American educational establishment
sinks even further into the morass of standardized testing, perhaps there
should be a more systematic and unbiased investigation of whether these tests
are identifying potential to do anything at all - except to do well on other
tests in the future." - Robert E. GreeneStandardized
testing destroys the ability to engage in critical thinking. With standardized
testing there is always a "correct" answer, even when there is also another
answer that very nearly is "correct".
School children are brought up to
believe that there is one, and only one, "correct" answer. Those that climb the
ladder of success in the US social culture are academically oriented to believe
that there is only one, and only one, answer ... and they are willing to refer
to the "experts" without undertaking any critical thinking themselves.
Perhaps this is one reason why those who reside at the top of the
pyramid are cognitively
bias' against any "solution" that does not fit neatly into the "correct"
School is intended to create compliance and conformity. If
children learn a few things along the way the so much the better, but under no
conditions are teachers to teach critical_thinking.
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