America has watched as schools and colleges have become ground zero for the spread of left-wing ideology. At Lewrockwell.com, Gary D. Barnett laments what he calls “The insane indoctrination centers called ‘schools.’” He writes:
“One way or another, we spend our whole lives being conditioned into accepting some line or order, some position of domination or subjection. It’s hard to unlearn such hierarchy, to undo such control. It’s implicit.”
~ Cliff James, Of Bodies Changed
We all begin our lives in a hierarchy of sorts, because we have parents or guardians, but one of which is by necessity, as infants and small children are completely helpless and dependent on care and teaching for the very sake of living, else they would simply perish from this earth. That is the difference in vital parenting and any forced hierarchy, whether private or State induced. Parenting, once the child is of any age where he possesses his own mind and can face responsibility on his own, at least to my way of thinking, should become more of a guiding experience, as opposed to harsh rule or complete acquiescence to insanity. Each has to come into this own, and therefore needs to be let loose earlier rather than later, in order to experience life and follow his dreams, whether good or bad, whether with success or failure. In the past, this happened more naturally, and at a very early age, but today, many continue to be coddled, psychologically crippled, and financially supported, even throughout much or all of their lives. This is devasting not only to the child or young adult, but to the rest of society as well, because each generation becomes more dependent, passive, and paralyzed by the whims of others than ever occurred in the past, and therefore much more likely to accept rule.
The insane indoctrination centers called ‘schools,’ especially those called ‘public’ schools, and now almost all falsely claimed ‘higher education’ centers, are basically just weak, controlling, manipulative brainwashing factories, staffed by doltish hypnotized ‘intellectuals,’ whose only function is to hold down the already obedient and compliant State subjects. This fits in directly with too much protective and smothering parenting, and is just a continuation of the advancement of the atrocious notion of a lifelong acceptance of a hierarchical existence based on cowardice, fear, and dependency. One look around today, and any study whatsoever of long-past decades, and one will be astounded at the difference. The further one looks back, the more responsible was the average person, but no longer is this so.
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