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This is the dilemma I've faced within the American education system. We are so focused on a goal, whether it be passing a test, or graduating as first in the class. However, in this way, we do not really learn. We do whatever it takes to achieve our original objective.
Between these cinderblock walls, we are all expected to be the same. We are trained to ace every standardized test, and those who deviate and see light through a different lens are worthless to the scheme of public education, and therefore viewed with contempt
And now here I am in a world guided by fear, a world suppressing the uniqueness that lies inside each of us, a world where we can either acquiesce to the inhuman nonsense of corporatism and materialism or insist on change. We are not enlivened by an educational system that clandestinely sets us up for jobs that could be automated, for work that need not be done, for enslavement without fervency for meaningful achievement. We have no choices in life when money is our motivational force. Our motivational force ought to be passion, but this is lost from the moment we step into a system that trains us, rather than inspires us.
Originally posted by casijones
I find the problem is too, that the teachers themselves have to go through the exact same education system. It's a horrible cycle. How do you start to fix this? You need people like that young woman to become the teachers, to have open minds before the system gets ahold of them.
Originally posted by Corruption Exposed
Cheers to that girl. I agree with her. Schooling is a mild form of mind control in my opinion. I am coming to learn that the majority of the crap I learned in school was all lies. I wonder if the teachers know this and if so how to they live with them selves while participating in misinforming whole generations.