I was reading through my RSS feeds this evening and came across a manifesto by Seth Godin called Stop Stealing Dreams. I downloaded it and read it in the past 2 hours.
A few times while reading, I teared up.
I don’t remember the exact points that I did…I just loved the thoughts that he was conveying. Bottom-line, the educational system that I was brought up in, and is currently still in use trains students to be automatons. Trained to follow directions and work in factories in the industrial age.
Not thinkers, dreamers, scientists, explorers, or engineers.
This is fucked up.
There are how many kids in the system now and will be soon including my son. What can we do about it?
Check out this free book. It’s worth at least a 1/2 hour of your time.