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Lynd wrote a wonderfully insolent book in 1950 titled "Quackery in the public schools."
That's about 70 years ago. He nailed everything ahead of his time and it's still hot news.
The book is too expensive now, but here's my review: …Continue
Yes, it's funny, you know, like when a man flips on a banana peel and breaks his leg.
Apparently, the people who foisted this thing on us think it's all very serious. They see themselves somewhat in the religion business. Their job is to write new liturgies. Now that's funny.
Here's something you may not know. A lot of people on the Internet compare…Continue
Siegfried Englemann just died. For me he was a great man because he tried to tell the truth. My impression of the Education Establishment is that it rarely tries to tell the truth.
Trying to dramatize this perspective, I thought of the fascinating story related in the Spielberg movie 1941. To hide the aircraft factories in California, set designers and…Continue
We have 50 million functional illiterates. Two questions emerge. What technique was used to accomplish this destruction? And how was the Education Establishment able to conceal the whole operation?
Sight-words were used to undermine literacy.
As for concealment, the main part of the secret is dense, unfriendly jargon. People talk a lot but almost nobody knows what's going…Continue