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Weapons of mass instruction: a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling

By: Gatto, John Taylor.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Canada New Society Publishers 2009Description: xxiii, 215 p.ISBN: 9780865716315.Subject(s): Education, Compulsory - United States | Education - Aims and objectives - United States | Education - Philosophy | Educational sociology - United StatesDDC classification: 379.230973 Summary: Here is a demonstration that the harm school inflicts is quite rational and deliberate, following high level political theories constructed by Plato, Calvin, Spinoza, Fichte, Darwin, Wundt, and others, which contend the term education is meaningless because humanity is strictly limited by necessities of biology, psychology, and theology. The real function of pedagogy is to render the common population manageable. (http://www.newsociety.com/Books/W/Weapons-of-Mass-Instruction2)
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Here is a demonstration that the harm school inflicts is quite rational and deliberate, following high level political theories constructed by Plato, Calvin, Spinoza, Fichte, Darwin, Wundt, and others, which contend the term education is meaningless because humanity is strictly limited by necessities of biology, psychology, and theology. The real function of pedagogy is to render the common population manageable. (http://www.newsociety.com/Books/W/Weapons-of-Mass-Instruction2)

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