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« on: November 26, 2003, 09:43:00 AM »
The underground history of American education : a schoolteacher's intimate investigation into the problem of modern schooling

by John Taylor Gatto

I started reading the prologue to this, available here.
It's re-affirming the notion that I wasn't such a fool for not being that into school.
And see, I can rhyme..  :grin:

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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2003, 01:41:00 AM »
that is why my son goes to a hippie school (I am so glad I am in this upstate Tree Hugger Area)

gotta love those hippies  ::rainbow::  ::heart::

no DARE in his school man.  :razz:

The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.  
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/188301123X/circlofmiamithem' target='_new'>George Washington

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« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2003, 01:42:00 AM »
I swear Mac is messin with me tonight first he made fun of the left now he said firearms?

Cut it out MAC!  :razz:

A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another; shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement
http://laissezfairebooks.com/product.cfm?op=view&pid=FF7485&aid=10247' target='_new'>Thomas Jefferson  

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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2003, 01:43:00 AM »
thank you

A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
-- William James

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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2004, 01:07:00 PM »
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« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2004, 03:26:00 PM »
One of my kids got me this for Christmas. Great book. I read it straight through. Turns out JTG was born and raised in Monongahela City (formerly Williamsport), not 20 minutes from my new home town.

The lust for power, for dominating others, inflames the heart more than any other passion
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