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April, 2013

  • 1 April

    Bonus Show: Language Conspiracy, Ayn Rand Misinterpretations, Bill the Math Teacher, Left-Libertarians

    language as a conspiracy – Brett’s dinner routine – Is Atlas Shrugged a blueprint for world domination? – Misinterpretations of Ayn Rand – Lupe Fiasco – Bill the teacher calls from NJ – James calls to discuss left-libertarianism Related PostsPre-Show 1-17-13Tags: calls, discuss, conspiracy, a/vShit Has Gone Too Far (Bonus Content Preview)Tags: bonus, a/vBandwidth Test For Larken Rose Show 9-6-12Tags: a/vPre-Show 7-26-12Tags: a/vPre-Show 8-2-12Tags: a/v

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  • 1 April

    Bonus Show: School Versus Creativity (1-24-13)

    I read an article by Peter Gray called, “As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity.” Then, Osborne and I discuss how to encourage creativity in children and in ourselves. Available as video SchoolSucksTV #2: School vs. Creativity Related PostsSchoolSucksTV #2: School vs. CreativityTags: creativity, freedom, declined, article, encourage, discuss, children, osborne, school, gray

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  • 1 April

    After School Sucks Special (mp3) 1-17-13

    Beware of astroturfing! We read and discuss an article called I Was a Paid Internet Shill: How Shadowy Groups Manipulate Internet Opinion and Debate Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-13Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vAfter School Sucks Special (MP3) 8-30-12Tags: debate, sucks, special, mp, school, a/vShit Has Gone Too Far (Bonus Content Preview)Tags: a/vHacky Sack 8-24-13Tags: a/vBandwidth Test For Larken Rose Show 9-6-12Tags: a/v

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  • 1 April

    After School Sucks Special (mp3) 1-12-13

    More math discussion – Osborne remembers his experience as a college professor – Restaurants today suck – bureaucratization – statistics – Adam Versus the Man – interactions with the chat Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special 1-12-13Tags: adam, statistics, bureaucratization, suck, versus, man, chat, interactions, today, restaurantsPre-Show 11-22-12Tags: college, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 7-12-12Tags: statistics, special, sucks, college, school, a/vBonus Show: Listener Participation Live Show (Video)Tags: college, a/vBonus Show: Listener Participation Live Show (MP3)Tags: college, mp, a/v, osborne

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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.