Re: The Education Function

BilLee Miller (
Tue, 8 Dec 1998 11:01:57 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 7 Dec 1998, Zenarchy wrote:

> >Back on the education front, I think at least half the problem is with
> >the modern idea of "an education" that lasts a few years early in life
> >and that's that. Almost nothing I need to know on an everyday basis
> >even existed when I was at school, and almost nothing I learnt at school
> >is at all useful to me. The time I spent there was almost entirely wasted,
> >and cost the tax-payers of the time a huge amount of money. It's not just
> >education funding that we have to change, it's the entire educational
> >philosophy.
> >
> > Mark
> Yes, especially primary education, which has become a combination of
> day-care centers and political correctness indoctrination camps. -zen

I recommend checking out the Sudbury Valley School Model . It values self-determination vary highly.

In Liberty, for Extropy;
BilLee Miller
member, ExI, UUFA, UUYAN, TSS, DLS, and PSE