Government Schools: Cultivating Collectivist Conformity
by Will Grigg
The central purpose of the government school system is socialization – that is, programming students to think of themselves as part of a government-defined collective. This requires suspending critical thinking and suppressing moral objections in the service of what students are told is the good of the “community.”
School officials insist that this system is more efficient than other means of payment. This efficiency is paid for by a loss of individual privacy – and it cultivates within schoolchildren a potentially fatal trust in the State’s supposed benevolence.
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