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By the time I finally retired in , I had more than enough reason to think of our schools — with their long-term, cell-block-style, forced confinement of both students and teachers — as virtual factories of childishness. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious. Fascinating idea, really. We buy computers, and then we buy the things we see on the computer. Well, if so you are in good company. Boredom is the common condition of schoolteachers, and anyone who has spent time in a teachers' lounge can vouch for the low energy, the whining, the dispirited attitudes, to be found there. He also explains the damage that the system makes to both, students and teachers, by the non-interesting topics they are taught class.
Our school crisis is a reflection of this greater social crisis. And it is the business of the school to build its pupils according to the specifications laid down.
Who, then, is to blame? Again, this is no accident.
Schools are meant to tag the unfit - with poor grades, remedial placement, and other punishments - clearly enough that their peers will accept them as inferior and effectively bar them from the reproductive sweepstakes.
Bush accidentally spoke the truth when he said we would "leave no child behind"? The children I teach have almost no curiosity and what they do have is transitory; they cannot concentrate for very long, even on things they choose to do. Although teachers do care and do work very hard, the institution is psychopathic - it has no conscience.
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