What Must an Educated Person Know? | Personal MBA →
Hidden in this pile of boring lists is this wonderfully put observation from John Taylor Gatto:
None of the schools I ever worked for were able to provide any important parts of this vital curriculum for children. All the schools I worked for taught nonsense up front. And under the table, they taught young people how to be dumb, how to be slavish, how to be frightened, and how to be dependent.