(Introduction to the Hidden Lessons of School)
Critical Thinking Question: Imagine a very small group people trying to exercise power and control over a very large group of people. How dangerous would this situation be for the small group if they lacked the tools to control the thinking of people in the much larger group?
Introducing the three aims of public education:
blind obedience, assimilation, and the surrender of self-ownership
The Matrix and Plato's Allegory of the Cave
What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?
Psychostick "Hokey Pokey"
The Matrix and the Cave
"AGAINST SCHOOL: How public education cripples our kids, and why" By John Taylor Gatto
"Separating School & State: How To Liberate American Families" by Sheldon Richman
Crossing Education's Rubicon With Horace Mann
WAS DEWEY A MARXIST? By William Brooks