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Thoughts on how education, learning, and knowledge is really about the power structure, with remarks about traits of a power structure

In a conversation we were talking about all the years I spent as a full time student in college/university (if my memory is correct it is one semester short of 7 years).  I then said something interesting: “All I learned … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “Intellectualism is a dead end road” – aspects of intellectualism and its dilemma

Some time ago I said something interesting: “Intellectualism is a dead end road” This is a growing feeling in me.  Being brought up with the “intellectual ideal” it has caused great conflict in me.   If its a dead end road … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the problem of over-education

I tend to feel that there is a new problem nowadays:  over-education.  I generally define this as conforming your mind, perceptions, interpretations, and reality to a pre-established model or image that someone else created to such an extent that it interferes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how education isn’t quite what it seems, with remarks about “inherent knowledge”

Here are some thoughts I had about education: EDUCATION AS SOMETHING “PRE-PACKAGED”  Education tends to revolve around something that is “pre-packaged”.  That it to say, it is something that is already created, determined, and established by someone else.  Other words … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the growing problem of opinions

Here’s a thought I had: I was talking to someone recently who said, “just google it”.  They were more or less saying that “whatever google says is right”.  To me, this shows a growing problem nowadays.  Basically, with the internet, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘assembly-line life’ and the ‘assembly-line scholar’, with remarks about “the environment of truth”

Here’s a thought I had: In a conversation recently I spoke of the fact that we are in the era of the ‘assembly-line scholar’.  That is to say, they have made it so that scholars or, rather, students, are coming out … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “beating a dead horse era” and “sawdust knowledge” – some of the effects of exploiting things to death

In a recent conversation I said something interesting (I’m not sure what to make of it though): We were talking about people inventing things.  I made the remark that just about every conceivable invention has already been thought up.  In … Continue reading

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