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Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
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John Taylor Gatto
“What's gotten in the way of education in the United States is a theory of social engineering that says there is ONE RIGHT WAY to proceed with growing up.”
John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto
“Is it any wonder that Socrates was outraged at the accusation he took money to teach? Even then, philosophers saw clearly the inevitable direction the professionalization of teaching would take, that of pre-empting the teaching function, which, in a healthy community, belongs to everyone.”
John Taylor Gatto, Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling


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