[ExI] I don't understand students: help !

Emlyn emlynoregan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 11:27:50 UTC 2008

Schools currently play a second and I think more important informal
function, which is as daycare for working parents. To fix the problem
of school, you must first fix the problem of paid employment.


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2008/12/18 Dagon Gmail <dagonweb at gmail.com>:
> I personally hope that we reach the saturation point, the tip-over point
> that we can start
> ending public education. Schools will retain a percentage of pupils, largely
> the poor, but
> in ten years I see no reason we couldn't automate a iterative process of
> learning,
> researching, training and testing in a continuous cycle. We don't have much
> of an alternative
> to generalized, demoralizing education (and social grooming slash
> intimidation) factories,
> but we can do better very soon.
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