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originally posted by: pl3bscheese
Emo kid makes video, who cares?
As for education, I mean it's a joke. I dropped out of high school as soon as I turned 17 to start college early, aced the GED because it was ridiculously easy, went to class and found it was more laid-back and even dumber than my junior year classes in HS. Every few years I tried to go back thinking I'd get better teachers, better curriculum, but it was the same deal and I'd quickly lose interest.
This last round was earlier this year. Figured I would go the route of training for certifications for IT, so I conned my way into taking advanced, accelerated courses and it still bored the hell out of me. Thought I was the most ignorant student in the class going in, ended up knowing more than nearly everyone else including the teachers, and they didn't teach deep understanding of the tech, rather filled you with a ton of terminology, and basic concepts. It was hell!
So I'm an autodidact and have accepted this now. Not gonna give it another try. I think a Montessori hybrid of sorts will be an ideal education for future generations. This one size fits all only appears to work on the surface, but I bet it's costing society untold losses in human potential.
originally posted by: AdmireTheDistance
Wait a minute....This is the guy behind all the flat Earth threads, isn't it? It all makes sense now!
originally posted by: PageLC14
Ok. So I came across this little video of this "rapper" dude who was apparently super angry when he wrote this Rap.
Take a look see:
This is actually a pretty decent topic. Now, I only graduated High School not toooo long ago and I remember being one among many who questioned when and where we would use most of what we learned out in the "real world." BUT, I DO believe that most of what is being taught in schools NEEDS to be taught.
I mean, I think Home Ec or some similar class in schools actually makes students take home these little robotic babies that have to be fed and changed and stuff like that. With all these teenagers getting pregnant and having babies, that stuff really does come in handy
But for real, the basic math, proper English, history, of course, and science that is taught each year throughout school is very important to a youngster's growth.
On the other hand, I DO believe that schools should also teach things such as: how to change a friggin tire, or how to properly budget your income, or what EXACTLY our rights are as a citizen of whatever country we live in down to the most minute detail. The subject right there being very important in my personal opinion. A lot of government officials get away with tons of crud because no one knows what their rights are.
Sometimes our parents, mine for example, aren't....capable, I guess, themselves to teach their children about things that are NEEDED to know in order to survive as an adult.
Idk, ATS, I don't know. But to think this "rapper" is blaming the school systems for a lot of ignorance reminds me of how many suffer from self-entitlement nowadays.
I'd like to hear opinions on this subject. and also, maybe some more subjects that SHOULD or NEED to be taught in school. I mean, I'm young and dumb, I will admit it, but I'm also slowly learning from the mistakes I make. Is that how all of us should learn the ways of life? Through our own personal mistakes? Or should we be able to help the future adults of the world by giving them a little head start?