Tag: books

RECOGNIZE CENSORSHIP

What does it say when the topic of censorship raises the question as to whether a particular situation applies to school curriculum or to parents.  Shouldn’t interests be similar; and if interests are not similar, should this be a matter of concern? read more

INFLUENCE OF MEDIA


Your problem isn’t books.

And why would the entrenched interests within the Republican/Democratic duopoly consider untoward methods in retaining power that insult principles of a democratic (small d) Constitutional republic?  Perhaps self-interest is a motive—– read more

WHOSE LIFE IS IT?

Parents seem deprived of the natural right to raise their own children in the manner they choose by a system that has become curiously totalitarian as applied to education.  This may set the mood for parental over reaction in self defense.  At the same time, one cannot imagine a better opportunity for parents to open discussion with their children after a topic is raised that may be uncomfortable to both.  That seems more of an opportunity for parents than a harm to children.  That our educational system seems used as a babysitting service for the convenience of commercial Establishment to promote a progress based on greed, privilege, and exploitation seems to expose a broader problem. read more

BELIEVE YOUR OWN EYES

People who focus on economic expansion at the expense of quality of life on Earth must be in denial.  Denial is an all-too-human frailty. read more

ARM CHILDREN WITH BOOKS

An educational system that would best educate children into an ability to self-govern in their maturity, instead trains into compliance to capitalistic systems of obedience, dependence, and consumerism.  A prerequisite for freedom and equality is to be capable of thinking unshackled by hierarchical precepts. read more