Teach Freedom!

Speaking of teaching, check out this 2005 comment by the late great George Carlin:
“…the big wealthy business interests that control everything…don’t want…a population of citizens capable of critical thinking.
They don’t want well-informed, well-educated people…who are smart enough to figure out how badly they’re getting fucked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fucking years ago. You know what they want? Obedient workers people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork but just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shittier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, reduced benefits, the end of overtime and the vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it.”


The lessons of a liberating education: You are a precious and valuable person. You are thrust into life, and now you must choose what to make out of what you’ve been made. You are swirling through a dynamic history, and what you do (or fail to do) makes a difference. You need no one’s permission to interrogate the world. Open your eyes; be astonished; act; doubt. Repeat for a lifetime.

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