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December, 2015

  • 25 December

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

    Recorded 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 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 200+ hours of exclusive audio and video. If ...

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  • 25 December

    [CHRISTMAS BONUS] #397: Bulletproof?

    (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 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 200+ hours of exclusive audio and video. If you are a regular consumer of our media, please consider making a monthly commitment by selecting the best option ...

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  • 25 December

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

    (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 Related PostsPre-Show 9-13-12Tags: talk, a/vAfter School Sucks Special (MP3) 8-30-12Tags: talk, sucks, special, mp, school, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-13Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vPre-Show 7-26-12Tags: a/vHacky Sack 8-24-13Tags: a/v

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  • 25 December

    [CHRISTMAS BONUS] #395: Trump Stamp

    (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 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 200+ hours of exclusive audio and video. ...

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August, 2016

  • 11 August

    [BONUS] Self-Esteem Is A Scam? – Wes and Brett Respond

    (AUDIO, 97 MINUTES) Wes and I respond to an episode of the Tom Woods Show called "Crushing the Self-Esteem Scam Like A Bug." The episode features Dr. Michael Edelstein, a clinical psychologist and proponent of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy who has been a critic of the "self-esteem movement" for decades. Edelstein also believes that Branden's work contains serious problems because, in Edelstein's view, it encourages people to engage in self-rating. In this discussion we use: -Edelstein's website -audio from Tom Woods Ep. 543 Crushing the Self-Esteem Scam Like a Bug -transcripts from Tom Woods Ep. 543 Crushing the Self-Esteem Scam Like a Bug -an email exchange between Branden and Edelstein from 2001 RECOMMENDED: Check this out first. If the player doesn't ...

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July, 2016

  • 5 July

    [BONUS] The Dawn of Freedom (Part 6) – Listener Q&A

    The Libertarian Party: what's the point? - Gary Johnson: eaten alive - some fresh ideas for the electoral process - Nick's garden tips - do we have friends who are lefties/progressives? - more on the Alt Right - the angry anarchist phase - favorite liberty media?

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  • 4 July

    [BONUS] The Dawn of Freedom (Part 5) Sunrise Video Tour

    As the sun begins to rise and we begin to feel the effects of sleep deprivation, we leave the studio for a mobile segment. This is a video tour of Rogers Campground, including the vendor section called "Agora Alley" and the main gathering areas. With Davi, Nick, Brett, Darrell and Jeremy. Preview: Full:

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  • 3 July

    [BONUS] The Dawn of Freedom (Part 4) – Sunrise, Obama Said

    Jeremy from the Freedom Feens joins the conversation. Proficiency/readiness tests instead of abritary ages for sex, driving, drinking, working, etc... - Parental discomforts - navigating to adulthood - Agenda 21 - the death and disposal of Osama Bin Laden, in accordance with Islamic law? - the conspiracy mindset

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CORE TOPIC - Why does school suck?

John Taylor Gatto

CORE TOPIC - What does real learner-driven education look like?

Peter Gray - Self-Directed Education

The realization that school sucks actually marks the beginning of a new and exciting educational journey.

Welcome to SchoolSucksProject.com. We strive to provide young people with the building blocks of intellectual, financial and lifestyle independence. This includes in-depth explorations into higher-level thinking, organization and productivity, emotional and physical health, habit and lifestyle optimization, history and philosophy, psychology, self-directed learning, entrepreneurship, and communication/negotiation strategies. It's all essential information, but almost none of it is taught in school. Our content is ideal for frustrated high school and college students, home-educating parents, and adults who are interested in independently furthering their education and achieving self-actualization.