Yearly Archives: 2015

[PODCAST] #399: Podcastmasters’ Liberty Masterclass – James Bond, Social Injustice Warrior?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOur longest podcast ever. Osborne, Gardner and Brett head to the cinema to watch the new James Bond movie, Spectre. They then return to the School Sucks studio where they merge a third podcast into the Mastery for the first time. Welcome Andrew from Puke and the Gang. Syllabus: (0:01:18-0:19:30) INTRODUCTION: The British Infiltration of America, Dating Back To The Rhodes Roundtable Groups (0:19:30-0:56:19) LIVE SEGMENT 1: Who Is ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #398: Behind the Scenes With Thaddeus Russell

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadRecorded January 25th, 2014. Some selections from a recent Skype planning session with historian and author, Thaddeus Russell. Next week, we will start a history series largely based on his book, A Renegade History of the United States. Most of this audio is conversation about the "Progressive" control over schooling and society. Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #397: Bulletproof?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download(Pre-Show 1-3-14) Osborne and Brett discuss... 30-minute orgasms? - Is Dave Asprey an internet troll? - dental care tips - Average Richard calls to discuss chastity - Brett will host Free Talk Live Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of the options for education ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #396: UFOs and Other Rabbit Holes

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (presenceandproductivity): Play in new window | Download(After School Sucks Special 3-21-13) The follow-up to our learning theories discussion. We talk about the The Joe Rogen Experience, lost learning opportunities, connectivism, government secrecy and security clearance, intelligence, the grooming of Obama, UFOs, Majestic 12, and Project Disclosure. Bill the teacher calls from New Jersey, Free Talk Live

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #395: Trump Stamp

Podcast: Play in new window | Download(Six-travaganza Marathon Show Final Segment, August 5th, 2015) With Davi Barker, MK Lords and Carlos Morales. Davi got a job teaching art - Libertarian musical comedy and evaluating art - what is going to happen with Trump? - dolphin stuff - early internet experiences - ufos and conspiracies - Pentecostal church snake-handling scams Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #394: Podcast- Masters’ Prep – Should We Cover the 2016 Election?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn a preparatory session, Osborne, Gardner and I discuss the ifs, whens, whys and hows of covering the 2016 presidential election. In the end, we decide it's a good idea and that we should be as sensationalist as possible. Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #393: Wheels Off Liberty (With Jamie Crane and Stefan Molyneux, May 12th, 2011)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWith Jamie Crane, Stefan Molyneux, George W. Bush and Osama Bin Laden -Bin Laden calls from heaven -Stef discusses paths to liberty and the achieving of goals -political action and burn-out Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of the options for education podcasts and ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #392: Friendship and Manliness

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAn Unreleased Episode of Sex, Lies and Anarchy - With Antigone Darling and Matt Leftwich. Recorded 11-18-14 Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of the options for education podcasts and leads to new people discovering this message. This subscription also grants you access to ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #391: After School Sucks Special 9-11-13

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWith Richard Grove, Darrell Becker and Nick from Australia. Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of the options for education podcasts and leads to new people discovering this message. This subscription also grants you access to the A/V Club, a bonus content section with ...

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[CHRISTMAS BONUS] #390: Dropping Out, Home Education, Pop-Culture & Role Models (Brett On Red Ice Radio)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis is hour two of my recent conversation with Henrik Palmgren of Red Ice Radio. Our discussion includes my answers to the following questions: -Your view on dropping out of school. (Plenty of successful people have dropped out of school vs. those who end up in life long debt to get an “education” that in some cases won’t get you anywhere. This would be particularly true in America, I ...

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[PODCAST] #389: Jordan Page – Home Education, Self-Governance and the Future

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJordan Page joins me in the School Sucks studio for a casual conversation, peppered with intense and musical moments. BIO: Jordan is an American recording artist who performs a mixture of rock and folk music that has captivated audiences all over the US. He is known for headlining at major protests and rallies in support of freedom, peace, and limited government. Jordan has headlined at hundreds of political events ...

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[PODCAST] #388: I’d Really Like To Talk To Chris Cantwell (with Chris Cantwell)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadNOTE: The only things being promoted in today's show are open dialogue and a respect for reality. WARNING: Probably our most explicit and potentially offensive podcast to date. Christopher Cantwell has been an extremely controversial figure in the libertarian conversation for a number of years. He recently lost his Free Talk Live co-hosting spot after promoting the concept of "race realism" on the air. While I disagree with Chris ...

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[PODCAST] #387: Larken Rose – Metacognition vs. Indoctrination

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIf the way you see things is not consistent with the way things really are, would you want to know about it? Author and activist Larken Rose returns after three years to discuss his new project: a 3D self-teaching tool that invites the user to take a tour of their own brains and their own belief systems. Discussed: -What is the Mirror? -Why is it being created? -How did ...

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[SUPPLEMENTAL] #386: The Unfortunate Consequences of Well-Intentioned Social Engineering

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis installment is a re-post of my recent appearance on the Free Your Mind Podcast. I recommend this conversation for those of you who are newer to our work and interested in the history of public schooling. Monologue: "The Dark Side Of Nationwide School Tests" Covered In This Discussion: -What are "Travelers' Reports" -School is a tool of governance -What was the rationalization for establishing social controls through schooling? ...

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[PODCAST] #385: Putting College Race Tensions In Context

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThaddeus Russell is back to discuss the recent events, demands and responses at The University of Missouri, Yale, Dartmouth and Occidental College. Important Themes: (identified by Professor Glenn Loury of Brown University) Principles free speech vs inclusion; a preemption of discussion by the throwing of fits Pedagogy comfort vs enlightenment; absence of scientific discussion, or fear of it Psychology faculty members are placating students Our discussion includes these topics: ...

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[PODCAST] #384: Professor William Boyes – The Demise of Government School and the Future of Academia

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadProfessor William Boyes, Austrian Economist and Director of the Center for Economic Liberty at Arizona State University, joins School Sucks for the first time. I was introduced to his work through the following video posted in the School Sucks Facebook group: It's always exciting when a prominent figure at an enormous public university - the largest public university by enrollment in the U.S - openly calls for the end ...

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[PODCAST] #383: If You Don’t Know What It Is…Don’t Eat It (With Kevin Geary and Nick Hazelton)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis is an episode about supermarket mastery - the wheres, whats, whys and hows of affordable, real-food grocery shopping. Kevin Geary and I join Nick Hazelton for another life skills episode of his Anarch-Yakitalist Podcast. As we discussed in episode #378, Nick left school this September to pursue self-education. Part of his self-designed curriculum focuses on independent living, which includes learning how to plan and execute a health-conscious trip ...

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[PODCAST] #382: Kids Don’t Need or Want Your Praise (with Kevin Geary)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download"The relevant question...isn't "How motivated are my students?" It's "How are my students motivated?" In other words, it's the type of motivation that counts, not the amount. The type created by the use of rewards is not only less effective but also erodes the kind we really want to promote." - Alfie Kohn Kevin Geary returns to discuss why the widely accepted carrots-and-sticks approach to teaching and parenting is ...

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[BONUS] The Seven Inner Critics…Exposed!!

(1 hour, 46 minutes) Brett, Andrew, Puke and Dale discuss therapy, anxiety, breaking cycles, happiness, regret, self-doubt and self-leadership. Nick is also in the room. The conversation is largely based on Jay Earley's concept of The Seven Inner Critics. There are some discomforting tangents into things like shame fantasies and supermarket inconveniences. This is a School Sucks/Puke & the Gang bonus show collaboration. NOTES: The first 3 minutes will be unbearable for some listeners. Discussion ...

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[PODCAST] #381: The School Newspaper and Information Control (with Laurette Lynn)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLaurette Lynn returns for a follow-up to our previous discussion about how parents and educators can improve communication and connection with young people. Covered: -Transforming a meaningless school environment into a meaningful educational one -Choosing cooperation over obedience -Choosing self-responsibility over surrender -The needs of the masters? -The need for visibility -"good" school children are to behave like good animals on a farm -The "training wheels phase" of new ...

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[PODCAST] #380: Visible Children (with Laurette Lynn)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLaurette Lynn returns for a discussion about how parents and educators can improve communication and connection with young people. From LauretteLynn.com: With an emphasis on communicating with youth, and infused with critical reasoning, we talk about perfecting parenting. We make a distinction between education and schooling and the ways in which destructive communication can negatively impact personal growth. And we discuss why we project our esteem issues onto our ...

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