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  • Posted by j_IR1776wg 5 months ago
    Pure John Dewey written in 1897
    http://dewey.pragmatism.org/creed.htm

    "I believe that the only true education comes through the stimulation of the child's powers by the demands of the social situations in which he finds himself. Through these demands he is stimulated to act as a member of a unity, to emerge from his original narrowness of action and feeling and to conceive of himself from the standpoint of the welfare of the group to which he belongs."


    From The Daily Signal referenced in the post

    "Some of the arguments for doing so border on insanity. A math education professor at the University of Illinois wrote that “mathematics itself operates as whiteness.” She says that the ability to solve algebra and geometry problems perpetuates “unearned privilege” among whites."

    "A professor at Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education published an article in a peer-reviewed journal positing that academic rigor is a “dirty deed” that upholds “white male heterosexual privilege,” adding that “scientific knowledge itself is gendered, raced, and colonizing.”

    "I believe that education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living."
    John Dewey

    " I believe that we violate the child's nature and render difficult the best ethical results, by introducing the child too abruptly to a number of special studies, of reading, writing, geography, etc., out of relation to this social life.

    I believe, therefore, that the true centre of correlation of the school subjects is not science, nor literature, nor history, nor geography, but the child's own social activities." John Dewey

    ”...Have you noticed that the imbecile always smiles? Man’s first frown is the first touch of God on his forehead. The touch of thought. But we’ll have neither God nor thought. Only voting by smiles. Automatic levers – all saying yes..."
    Ayn Rand The Fountainhead

    When cancer metastasizes and reaches the brain, death can be delayed, not denied. Sic transit gloria Reason
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  • Posted by  $  Solver 5 months ago
    In an often looked over book, Equality 7-2521 and others existed in this future.
    Individuals in society still have a basic choice:
    “Be the best you can be” or “Be the same?”
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