Tag Archives: Schooling

Devin Stevens on the pledge of allegiance.

“Instead of the pledge of allegiance to the American flag, we should stand and recite parts of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration of Independence from memory.”

See more of Devin’s work here.

Devin Stevens.

Murray Rothbard – Education: Free and Compulsory.

More Murray Rothbard.

Voluntarism and Capitalism.

#CalExit.

Murray Rothbard – Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty

Murray Rothbard – Left, Right, and the Prospects for Liberty.

Don’t Mess With My Head

Devin Stevens Presents Literature

In the post modern era of literature (1950’s and on), American writers wrote of classic struggles between tyranny and liberty, some from fears of Stalin’s Soviet Russia, others from the demoralization caused by America’s involvement in Vietnam. It was important, these writers thought, to show people just how horrifying government despotism could become. The British writer, George Orwell, had already spoken of the evils of totalitarianism, inspiring later writers to dwell on the horrors of politcal absolutism. Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, John D. MacDonald’s Nightmare in Pink, and Kurt Vonnegut’s The Sirens of Titan each deal with the fear that governments can use neuroscience as a means to control people’s minds. Once the mind was manipulated in a certian way, writers dreaded that the common people would be subjected to the ideals of ruling parties and think nothing of it, all due to brain manipulation. Only stored information in books could…

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Pens and pencils…

The pencil is superior to the pen in many ways…

…At least that’s one thing the schools got write

Grammar.

Edit.

Science.

Education and Problem-Solving

It’s amazing, the amount of problems than an education can solve.

It’s also sad that so many people think that sitting in a classroom automatically equals an education.

They’re cheating themselves and their kids…

Education knows no bounds…

Except those which ignorance sadistically places upon it…

Murray Rothbard – Education: Free and Compulsory.

Thoughts.

Public education and “the real world”.

It’s no surprise that the majority of “public education” has NO translation to “the real world”…

College.

Education.

Intelligence.

Thoughts.