Zie Authorities Already Understand
All of zie Important Fucts.
Yargh role iz shut up 'n listen:
we'll tell yah how tah think 'n act.
In zis klass
you needn't use yer brains
err stretch yargh imagination far.
Just memorize what'z required ah you
'n dun't set things a jar.
We guarantee yah a bright future
If yah follow the system respectfully:
Don't make us impose unpleasant consequences:
Obey Our Leaders Dutifully.
Most educational systems involve various degrees of coercion.
Yeah. If we have to coerce others to learn, perhaps something is wrong with our teaching.
Learning should be naturally fun and engaging.
Ideally, but many aren't in learning modes. It seems some people need to be prodded to learn.
Isn't it naive to assert that education can be always pleasant or engaging?
I'm not sure. There's a good reason to resist what's often called 'learning'.
A lot of 'education' is merely teaching cows how to become hamburgers. Why should anyone tolerate that?
Learning something doesn't necessarily mean believing it. We should learn things while critically questioning them, and change what's possible skillfully. To really change a system, we must first understand it.