Formal Education

  • Nice post on Futility Closet –
  • The fact that Abraham Lincoln had less than a year of formal education ought to tell how overrated state controlled, regimented public school curricula is.
  • One of the things America gets right is the freedom to pursue alternative education paradigms, like homeschooling for instance.
  • In India it is too state controlled, which is why subjects like History quickly become propaganda of the ruling dispensation.
  • Sound ideas about changing education paradigms –
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