...from Eugenics to Common Core
Recorded live 6-6-13 with Joe, Cory and various participants in the chat
The themes of central planning and well-intentioned megalomania tie together two distinct topics: a survey history of eugenics and the new Common Core national curriculum.
The article that leads into our eugenics conversation: Huffington Post: People Getting Dumber? Human Intelligence Has Declined Since Victorian Era, Research Suggests
The story of eugenics is closer to home than you might think.
Galton Centenary 2011 - http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/galton/centenary
Legacy of eugenics: mini-lecture (UCL) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5zSRYch50A
UNA21 - US Education Goal: Dumb & Dumber 1 of 7 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpr4iiOh62I
Peg Luksik "Who Controls Our Children?" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfInio1sLE0
Indoctrination in Common Core ELA Texts - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGph7QHzmo8
Ron Paul: 'Common Core' Nationalizes and Dumbs Down Public School Curriculum - http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?415650-Ron-Paul-Common-Core-Nationalizes-and-Dumbs-Down-Public-School-Curriculum
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