Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project http://schoolsucksproject.com self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:14:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project self-knowledge, self-education, self-mastery Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project http://schoolsucksproject.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg http://schoolsucksproject.com/category/podcast/kids-are-not-defective/ 143228067 079: Youth Bashing – A Generation Ago and Beyond http://schoolsucksproject.com/079-youth-bashing-a-generation-ago-and-beyond/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/079-youth-bashing-a-generation-ago-and-beyond/#respond Mon, 14 Feb 2011 22:53:37 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=408 Back when I was a teenager, in the mid-1990s, a myriad of politicians, reporters, experts and officials all shared a serious concern over a growing problem: me “Today’s media portrayals of teens employ the same stereotypes once openly applied to unpopular racial and ethnic groups: violent, reckless, hypersexed, welfare-draining, obnoxious, ignorant. And like traditional stereotypes, ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/079-youth-bashing-a-generation-ago-and-beyond/feed/ 0 Back when I was a teenager, in the mid-1990s, a myriad of politicians, reporters, experts and officials all shared a serious concern over a growing problem: me “Today’s media portrayals of teens employ the same stereotypes once openly applied to unpopu... Back when I was a teenager, in the mid-1990s, a myriad of politicians, reporters, experts and officials all shared a serious concern over a growing problem: me “Today’s media portrayals of teens employ the same stereotypes once openly applied to unpopular racial and ethnic groups: violent, reckless, hypersexed, welfare-draining, obnoxious, ignorant. And like traditional stereotypes, ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 45:35 408
075: Gender Roles and Pigeon Holes http://schoolsucksproject.com/075-gender-roles-and-pigeon-holes/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/075-gender-roles-and-pigeon-holes/#respond Tue, 21 Dec 2010 22:37:04 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=400 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 10) Today, a further exploration of acquiescence and aggression, from a different angle. Stephanie Murphy, Wes Bertrand and I discuss the perpetuation of gender roles and stereotypes throughout childhood, referencing the work of Cordelia Fine. We also question the disparity between the numbers of men and women in the liberty ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/075-gender-roles-and-pigeon-holes/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 10) Today, a further exploration of acquiescence and aggression, from a different angle. Stephanie Murphy, Wes Bertrand and I discuss the perpetuation of gender roles and stereotypes throughout childhood, (Kids Are Not Defective Part 10) Today, a further exploration of acquiescence and aggression, from a different angle. Stephanie Murphy, Wes Bertrand and I discuss the perpetuation of gender roles and stereotypes throughout childhood, referencing the work of Cordelia Fine. We also question the disparity between the numbers of men and women in the liberty ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 1:24:40 400
057 Relationships: Conformity and Convenience http://schoolsucksproject.com/057-relationships-conformity-and-convenience/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/057-relationships-conformity-and-convenience/#respond Thu, 09 Sep 2010 21:20:03 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=358 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 9) Topic: I meet up with Stephanie Murphy and Mike Barskey, the hosts of Porc Therapy Podcast, to discuss common types of dysfunction in adult relationships. We examine the question: Are there embedded lessons or messages from school and childhood that most people can't seem to escape in their adolescent ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/057-relationships-conformity-and-convenience/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 9) Topic: I meet up with Stephanie Murphy and Mike Barskey, the hosts of Porc Therapy Podcast, to discuss common types of dysfunction in adult relationships. We examine the question: Are there embedded lessons or messages f... (Kids Are Not Defective Part 9) Topic: I meet up with Stephanie Murphy and Mike Barskey, the hosts of Porc Therapy Podcast, to discuss common types of dysfunction in adult relationships. We examine the question: Are there embedded lessons or messages from school and childhood that most people can't seem to escape in their adolescent ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 1:35:30 358
055: A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away…and Today http://schoolsucksproject.com/055-a-long-time-ago-in-a-galaxy-far-far-away-and-today/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/055-a-long-time-ago-in-a-galaxy-far-far-away-and-today/#respond Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:16:38 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=354 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 8) Topic: Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio joins me to discuss the seemingly elusive nature of heroism. Our discussion surveys a variety of historical topics as we examine how heroes are manufactured by our government education, while our own capacity for "heroism" is gradually diminished. We also explore the conjecture ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/055-a-long-time-ago-in-a-galaxy-far-far-away-and-today/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 8) Topic: Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio joins me to discuss the seemingly elusive nature of heroism. Our discussion surveys a variety of historical topics as we examine how heroes are manufactured by our government ed... (Kids Are Not Defective Part 8) Topic: Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio joins me to discuss the seemingly elusive nature of heroism. Our discussion surveys a variety of historical topics as we examine how heroes are manufactured by our government education, while our own capacity for "heroism" is gradually diminished. We also explore the conjecture ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 1:07:10 354
053: Drapetomania http://schoolsucksproject.com/053-drapetomania/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/053-drapetomania/#respond Sat, 14 Aug 2010 21:10:27 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=350 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 7) Topic: Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article, How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness. It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous power over others. Bumper Music: "The Man Who Danced Too Slowly" Baka ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/053-drapetomania/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 7) Topic: Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article, How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness. It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous... (Kids Are Not Defective Part 7) Topic: Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article, How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness. It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous power over others. Bumper Music: "The Man Who Danced Too Slowly" Baka ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 57:23 350
052: Holes http://schoolsucksproject.com/052-holes/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/052-holes/#respond Wed, 04 Aug 2010 21:07:20 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=348 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 6) Topic: There is a phrase, "hole in the soul," that describes how a person may feel incomplete, unworthy, or dependent on external things. While much of this is probably rooted in family, I believe that school can contribute to one's sense of personal emptiness. This is a long and ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/052-holes/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 6) Topic: There is a phrase, "hole in the soul," that describes how a person may feel incomplete, unworthy, or dependent on external things. While much of this is probably rooted in family, (Kids Are Not Defective Part 6) Topic: There is a phrase, "hole in the soul," that describes how a person may feel incomplete, unworthy, or dependent on external things. While much of this is probably rooted in family, I believe that school can contribute to one's sense of personal emptiness. This is a long and ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 42:22 348
047: The Incubator http://schoolsucksproject.com/047-the-incubator/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/047-the-incubator/#respond Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:39:20 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=337 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 5) Topic: in·cu·ba·tor (noun) 1.An apparatus in which environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity, can be controlled, providing suitable conditions for a chemical or biological reaction. 2. A place or situation that permits or encourages the formation and development of new ideas Forced Associations Adolescence is plagued by an ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/047-the-incubator/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 5) Topic: in·cu·ba·tor (noun) 1.An apparatus in which environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity, can be controlled, providing suitable conditions for a chemical or biological reaction. 2. (Kids Are Not Defective Part 5) Topic: in·cu·ba·tor (noun) 1.An apparatus in which environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity, can be controlled, providing suitable conditions for a chemical or biological reaction. 2. A place or situation that permits or encourages the formation and development of new ideas Forced Associations Adolescence is plagued by an ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 44:01 337
046: The Mutually Destructive Exchange http://schoolsucksproject.com/046-the-mutually-destructive-exchange/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/046-the-mutually-destructive-exchange/#respond Fri, 18 Jun 2010 20:33:33 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=335 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 4) Topic: My thoughts on bullying. It's not a problem that always begins at school, but that's often where it ends. Tragically. We all understand that bullies seek out victims. But do victims often seek out bullies? Do victims wish to be bullies? Almost all bullies are the victim of ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/046-the-mutually-destructive-exchange/feed/ 0 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 4) Topic: My thoughts on bullying. It's not a problem that always begins at school, but that's often where it ends. Tragically. We all understand that bullies seek out victims. But do victims often seek out bullies? (Kids Are Not Defective Part 4) Topic: My thoughts on bullying. It's not a problem that always begins at school, but that's often where it ends. Tragically. We all understand that bullies seek out victims. But do victims often seek out bullies? Do victims wish to be bullies? Almost all bullies are the victim of ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 32:40 335
045: Curiosity Kills Christianity (And Vice-Versa) http://schoolsucksproject.com/045-curiosity-kills-christianity-and-vice-versa/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/045-curiosity-kills-christianity-and-vice-versa/#comments Sun, 13 Jun 2010 20:29:17 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=333 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 3) PICTURE: What kind of a person commands others to kneel in front of them? Topic: Ahhh, religion. Another great way to learn about all the things that are wrong with you. I receive an email from a Conservative Christian organization that sends me into an explosive rant and an ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/045-curiosity-kills-christianity-and-vice-versa/feed/ 1 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 3) PICTURE: What kind of a person commands others to kneel in front of them? Topic: Ahhh, religion. Another great way to learn about all the things that are wrong with you. I receive an email from a Conservative Christian o... (Kids Are Not Defective Part 3) PICTURE: What kind of a person commands others to kneel in front of them? Topic: Ahhh, religion. Another great way to learn about all the things that are wrong with you. I receive an email from a Conservative Christian organization that sends me into an explosive rant and an ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 47:37 333
044: The True Self Vs. the Fantasy Family http://schoolsucksproject.com/044-the-true-self-vs-the-fantasy-family/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/044-the-true-self-vs-the-fantasy-family/#comments Sun, 06 Jun 2010 20:24:46 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=331 (Kids Are Not Defective Part 2) Topic: After reflecting on the last show, I wanted to explore my family comments a bit more thoroughly. Why do adults jump so quickly to the defense of the authority figures in their lives? Why are so many people resistant to the idea that their childhoods were not exactly ...

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043: Kids Are Not Defective (Introduction) http://schoolsucksproject.com/043-kids-are-not-defective-introduction/ http://schoolsucksproject.com/043-kids-are-not-defective-introduction/#comments Fri, 28 May 2010 20:15:11 +0000 http://schoolsucksproject.com/?p=326 PICTURED: A listener sent me this example of his son's (first grade) school work, which includes the teacher's thoughts on his exercise of creativity. The introduction to a new series of shows about some other messages forced into the minds of children and young adults. These shows will include topics like medication, parenting, spanking, behavioral ...

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http://schoolsucksproject.com/043-kids-are-not-defective-introduction/feed/ 1 PICTURED: A listener sent me this example of his son's (first grade) school work, which includes the teacher's thoughts on his exercise of creativity. The introduction to a new series of shows about some other messages forced into the minds of children... PICTURED: A listener sent me this example of his son's (first grade) school work, which includes the teacher's thoughts on his exercise of creativity. The introduction to a new series of shows about some other messages forced into the minds of children and young adults. These shows will include topics like medication, parenting, spanking, behavioral ... Kids Are Not Defective – School Sucks Project 53:03 326