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The Orchestrated Decline of American Youth (Public schools have achieved the goal of the NWO)

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posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 12:55 PM
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The number of young Americans who believe they are entitled to the life their parents have created for themselves is rapidly growing while self-reliance and personal responsibility have all but disappeared. This is exactly what TPTB planned; a society of sheeple who are completely dependant on the government for their every need. This is the ultimate in control because they’ve created a generation of people incapable of taking care of themselves.

The fact is that for decades the US government has thoroughly indoctrinated Americans through the public school system. Kids have been taught from an early age that the government will provide for their needs and that being American entitles you to a great living. A great example of the results of this brainwashing can be found below. Economics Professor Jack Chambless of Valencia College in Florida asked his students to write an essay about what the American dream means to them and what they wanted the federal government to do for them.


I took the essays from three classes – about 180 students…

About 10% of the students said they wanted the government to leave them alone and not tax them too much and let them regulate their own lives.

But over 80% of the students said that the American dream to them meant a job, a house, and plenty of money for retirement and vacations and things like this. When it came to the part about the federal government, eight out of ten students said they wanted free health care, they wanted the government to pay for their tuition, they wanted the government to pay for the down payment on their house, they expected the government to, quote, “give them a job.” Many of them said they wanted the government to tax wealthier individuals so that they would have an opportunity to have a better life.
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One of the students had this to add…


“As human beings, we are not really responsible for our own acts, and so we need government to control those who don’t care about others.”




How do we, as a nation, expect to attack the issues we face while more and more members of our society become leeches? Who will lead this country 20-30 years from now? How do we reverse the effects of years of brainwashing from the public school system and re-train these young minds to think critically?
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posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 01:02 PM
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Originally posted by seabag
Who will lead this country 20-30 years from now? How do we reverse the effects of years of brainwashing from the public school system and re-train these young minds to think critically?
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The truth is...our future looks very sad and dark for that very reason



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 01:11 PM
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What needs to be done first is for all of us that know the difference to not come down on these kids as if they are mindless entities. If that is what they were taught then we have to accept that, they cannot help it as that is all they have ever known. It is our job to reeducate these kids, but how. That I do not have the answer to, but at the moment the best thing I can come up with is a massive homeschooling movement.



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 01:23 PM
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For most Americans, home-schooling their child is just not possible because of financial constraints. I also think the social interaction a child gains from interacting with peers is crucial for their success in life.

I have another idea for future students….bring education back to the states and the parents and get the federal government out of our kid’s heads.


Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) today introduced H.R. 3176, the Local Education Authority Returns Now (LEARN) Act, to return educational sovereignty back to the states. The LEARN Act was introduced with 17 original co-sponsors.

“I have grown increasingly concerned with a recurring pattern we have seen over the last decade whereby decisions of education are being wrestled away from state and local officials by bureaucrats in Washington, DC,” said Garrett upon introducing the LEARN Act. “I do not believe it is in the best interest of our students or our country for the federal government to be dictating a one size fits all, top down approach to education. In order for our students to compete in the 21st century, we need to cut the ties of federal mandates that go along with federal money.”
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Do you know who else supports this idea? Rick Santorum!


Parents and states should hold the power when it comes to teaching children, former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum told Iowans on Monday, saying he wants to “reset the debate on education.”

“Whose responsibility is it to educate children?” Santorum asked about 25 people at Johnny Rays restaurant in this town of about 2,700.
“Parents,” said the crowd that gathered to hear the Republican presidential candidate, who outpaces his opponents in visits but lags behind in statewide and national polling.

“The education system should sit down and work with parents, to design a program that’s best for that child – not children, that child,” said Santorum, a father of seven who helps to home-school his children.

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posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 01:37 PM
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Originally posted by seabag

How do we, as a nation, expect to attack the issues we face while more and more members of our society become leeches? Who will lead this country 20-30 years from now? How do we reverse the effects of years of brainwashing from the public school system and re-train these young minds to think critically?
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I have seen this coming for some time now and you know, I am not sure what the answer is quite yet, but I know it's out there, and I will keep searching.



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 02:00 PM
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Take every child in High School out for a week-long survival class where they have to build their own shelters, start their own fires with bowdrills, set snares and learn to hunt, clean and prepare their kills and forage for wild edibles.
If they're lucky enough to survive they should have a new outlook on what their necessities really are just how much they are truly capable of.
You can't blame the kids for their entitlement attitude - it's what they've been taught. There is probably a bias in this survey due to where these kids are from. City kids are far more likely to have such attitudes while rural kids learn to do more on their own.
If we never wean them off TV and video games as a babysitter they will never have the chance to see what they are capable of doing on their own.



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 02:36 PM
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Take every child in High School out for a week-long survival class where they have to build their own shelters, start their own fires with bowdrills, set snares and learn to hunt, clean and prepare their kills and forage for wild edibles. If they're lucky enough to survive they should have a new outlook on what their necessities really are just how much they are truly capable of.


If they SURVIVE??
That sounds pretty hardcore!


That which does not kill us….


You can't blame the kids for their entitlement attitude - it's what they've been taught. There is probably a bias in this survey due to where these kids are from. City kids are far more likely to have such attitudes while rural kids learn to do more on their own. If we never wean them off TV and video games as a babysitter they will never have the chance to see what they are capable of doing on their own.


I blame the public education system, not the kids. More specifically, I blame the federal government for turning the public school system into the social indoctrination system it has become.

I agree that ULTIMATELY it’s the responsibility of the parents to de-program their children after their brains are filled with mush. I’d just like to see the education system scaled back to the state and local level so the communities can ensure the quality of the education their children are receiving.



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 02:57 PM
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Originally posted by Skewed
What needs to be done first is for all of us that know the difference to not come down on these kids as if they are mindless entities. If that is what they were taught then we have to accept that, they cannot help it as that is all they have ever known. It is our job to reeducate these kids, but how. That I do not have the answer to, but at the moment the best thing I can come up with is a massive homeschooling movement.


I disagree the first thing to do is to get the Governement and "so called" experts out of our homes. I would argue that at least 80% of the parenting population have at least adequate parental skills and judgement. There are now far too many people from dysfunctional families (who temselves work for the government in various roles) pronouncing on what we as considerate and concerned parents do. On of these grave problems is current attitudes to reasonalbe corporatal punishment.

Cosndier the scenario of your first born caught vandalising your neigbours pride and joy antique corvette. You apply some old school to the little idiot's seat or learning. Said idiot then walks to school the usual 1/2 mile ( bad Father said he must do so every day) and then tells teacher he has a problem sitting down> Can you imagine the ruckus. Of course as the child is not at age. Mr Vintage car Owner now expects Father to pay up to repair said car asChild is not of legal age.

The above is a thought experiment and not a true experience.

Boys in particular need to grow with a strong work ethos and some self-discipline as they need to develop self reliance particulalry in the uncertain times to come.

In effect, we are collectivelty producing a generation of whinners and manchildren who scorn honest work!

Thanks for letting me vent.

Tiger5
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posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 02:57 PM
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Maybe we should occupy schools then.
Kick everyone out and the citizens take over the schools and teach themselves.

Heck I do not know, the whole thing is fubar.



posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 03:03 PM
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I've been a public school teacher for 22 years.

The problem started when we as a society somehow decided that self esteem was #1 above everything else. In the 90s, at my school we were required to give EVERY student an award of some sort at awards day. For years, we have not been allowed to use any type of punishment or consequence that makes a kid feel bad about him/herself. When these kids join any kind of a team, EVERYONE gets a trophy.

But I think we can't just blame the schools. Schools have REACTED to parents and their demands. God forbid we have a parent complaint about anything, so we run our schools in a CYA manner. The reason we gave awards to everyone is because some parent complained that their kid didn't get anything, so we set it up so the parents wouldn't have anything to complain about.

I promise you, it is not just the schools coming up with this. It's because the schools are reacting to the changing expectations of society. "Precious" can't be inconvenienced or made to feel bad in any way, or it is the school's fault.

By the way, in MY classroom, students know that if I praise them, it's only because they deserved it. Hard work/effort is what is recognized as valuable. (I work with gifted kids). I'm doing what I can, but I can't teach every kid. :-)
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posted on Jan, 5 2012 @ 09:35 PM
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Well, thanks for trying! And for 22 years - the changes you must have seen, no doubt.
I was wondering about this being the same generation of kids who get a ribbon just for showing up...

And since the majority seem to come from broken homes, and where money can be used as a guilt-ridden luxury that seems to be doled out at times as much as candy (if Mom won't give them $50, Dad will).
Are these the same kids who expect they are worth a lot more than $10/hour skills or not?
I am not lumping them all as one, this is just from what I've seen..

Even kids from non-broken up homes.. they get free reign of their parents' credit cards, as the parents just shrug their shoulders, and say "well, what are ya gonna do..."

Crying shame.
Just sayin'.



posted on Jan, 6 2012 @ 10:43 PM
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You might like to read this article -

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland`s School Success


The problem facing education in America isn't the ethnic diversity of the population but the economic inequality of society, and this is precisely the problem that Finnish education reform addressed. More equity at home might just be what America needs to be more competitive abroad.



For starters, Finland has no standardized tests. The only exception is what's called the National Matriculation Exam, which everyone takes at the end of a voluntary upper-secondary school, roughly the equivalent of American high school.



Finland offers all pupils free school meals, easy access to health care, psychological counseling, and individualized student guidance.



"........and there are no private schools in Finland."



Could you ever see such an approach being adopted in the U.S - even if this was on a small pilot basis ?



posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 12:37 AM
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The John McCain dilemma.

Poor people struggle to get themselves into something to survive. They prosper if they are smart and work hard and are the most efficient method to get people to learn. They drive countries forward.


Rich people's kids meanwhile do poorly in school, have absolutely NO drive to learn or do anything. Mommy and Daddy will pour thousands of dollars bailing them out of jail, trying to get them help....but their kids are just monsters. They know mommy and daddy will set them up with a job. America is WHO you know, not WHAT you know.

John McCain couldn't fly worth a crap and crashed multiple planes in the Navy. If he was an ordinary American....the Navy would have stopped him from flying after crash #1 or #2. He kept on going....daddy was an Admiral.

America has too many little John Mcain's running around. The sad part is.....even though they had a C average, did Cocaine...avoided the military....they could still end up President.

Its who you know, not what you know in America. Smart people aren't rewarded in our society anymore.

If you are the smartest aerospace engineer in America, you won't get a job. Corporation X will use the H-1 Visa Program to bring in foreigners to do the work....

Our B-2 bomber was designed by Noshir Gowadia, an Indian man Northrup Grumman brought to America to work on our secret stuff. He GAVE China the blueprints for the B-2 bomber.

This nation of idiots isn't holding the idiots at the top accountable. Why? They'll kill you if you try.



posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 12:53 AM
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Why are you blaming the public schools? Why not blame the older generation in general i.e the parents? They grew up with both parents working (if they even lived with both parents) who basically bought their children's 'love' with all the latest gadgets and material things. The large majority of adults today act like overgrown children who are NEVER to blame for their own choices and actions. This mentality is far too rampant-playing the helpless victim and blaming others for any failures and shortcomings you bring about. It all started with the hippie generation. Part of the problem is parents acting shocked at their own kids turning out with this irresponsible, entitled attitude as well as the rest of the younger generation and don't bother to look at themselves and how they contribute to the problem.



posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 11:25 AM
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I agree! This is partly the fault of some parents. Remember though, the parents of today’s children were indoctrinated in the SAME public schools and colleges in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. We now have generations of Americans who have been fed this ‘big government is the answer’ garbage.

While the government indoctrinates children in the public school system, the media indoctrinates the entire public. The media tell us how to vote, who we should trust, how much the government is doing to help us while they’re actually robbing us blind, etc, etc.

The media no longer look out for the people because they are shills for our NWO-controlled government and the schools are influenced by the Dept. of Education (Dept. of Re-Education and Indoctrination).



posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 11:49 AM
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Since the 1980s, the main driver of Finnish education policy has been the idea that every child should have exactly the same opportunity to learn, regardless of family background, income, or geographic location.

Education has been seen first and foremost not as a way to produce star performers, but as an instrument to even out social inequality.

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Do you think that the decline experienced in the U.S may have social inequality as a factor ?











tumble weed ......
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posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 12:05 PM
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Originally posted by seabag
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The media no longer look out for the people because they are shills for our NWO-controlled government and the schools are influenced by the Dept. of Education (Dept. of Re-Education and Indoctrination).


Right there is the answer to the entire problem.
The department of education....and no it doesn't deserve capital letters.

Ever since its implementation... our school system, especially "public", has gone downhill.
Drastically.

But you can't blame parents.
You can't blame children.

You blame those responsible.
The same evil people who want you child to yearn for gov't control.
And it looks like everyday children are yearning more and more.


Just as these evil people planned.
If you don't see the plan by now it may be too late.







posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 01:29 PM
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Originally posted by UmbraSumus
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Do you think that the decline experienced in the U.S may have social inequality as a factor ?


Education can even out social inequality. A proper education gives a person the ability to better his/her social and economic standing by making that person a more valuable human resourse in the free marketplace. Unless of course that education is designed to indoctrinate you and doesn't teach critical thinking (which is what we have in America).

I don’t see how social inequality has much effect on the American public school system though because every student is taught the same curriculum regardless of social condition.

What are you getting at?
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posted on Jan, 7 2012 @ 08:35 PM
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Originally posted by seabag


I don’t see how social inequality has much effect on the American public school system though because every student is taught the same curriculum regardless of social condition.

What are you getting at?


I would imagine there is a little more to it than teaching everyone the same curriculum.

There is a lot of resistance to `socialist` polices such as those put into practice in Finland (which I gave a link to above ).

This abhorrence of the "S" word wouldn`t be the product of indoctrination ...... would it ?



posted on Jan, 11 2012 @ 03:17 AM
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This has more to do with stroking the ego of uneducated, old farts. Look at where the sample comes from:
valenciacollege.edu...

Also, given that the data collected is only accurate in regards to Valencia College, Florida, why bother making this post? Unless it gives an old foggy an excuse to engage in their favorite pass-time: bashing America's Youth.

I have another term for you: Cognitive Dissonance.

Given what you, and the rest of your itty bitty committee said so far, explain why Ron Paul has the Youth support?

This is nothing more then a case of a bunch of oldies who shouldn't be around(but only so because of modern medicine) projecting their fears of being forced to fend for themselves and your own self loathing and disgust at having to rely upon the government to survive.





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