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Bertrand Russell, Ivan Illich, John Taylor Gatto


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"What's the difference between a bright, inquisitive

five-year-old, and a dull, stupid nineteen-year-old?

Fourteen years of the British educational system."

-- Bertrand Russell

(1872-1970) Philosopher, educator




"School is the advertising agency

which makes you believe that

you need the society as it is."

-- Ivan Illich

(1926-2002) Austrian philosopher, author, social critic




"School is the first impression children get of organized society.

Like most first impressions it is the lasting one.

Life is dull and stupid, only Coke provides relief.

And other products, too, of course."

-- John Taylor Gatto

(1937-) American school teacher of 29 years, author, New York State Teacher of the Year, 1991

Source: The Underground History of American Education, 2001



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