047: The Incubator


(Kids Are Not Defective Part 5)


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 artificial, society-created extension of childhood dependence. This is time where people can certainly begin to achieve greater self-knowledge and emotionally maturity, unless they're trapped in place that prevents it. There is no escape from the negativity; school is compulsory

The Hypocrisy of Adults
What's even worse: in this place, some pretty abhorrent behavior is modeled for kids on a daily basis. This behavior violates all three of the kindergarten rules: don't hurt others, don't steal, tell the truth

The same people benefiting from this behavior are the ones tasked with making children "good"

Look Closer:

School Sucks Forum: Is bullying encouraged by the public school system?


Mentioned Episodes of Complete Liberty Podcast (29-31)

Real Time Relationships by Stefan Molyneux


School-Survival.net: High School's 'new girl,' driven to suicide by teenage cyber bullies


The Root Evil of Widespread Emotional Damage, by Glen Allport


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