Tag: education

Left Brain Worship and the Religion of Academia

Left Brain Worship and the Religion of Academia













Julian Wash, Contributor
Waking Times

Dear Humans,

Today I wish to return to consciousness a number of curious aspects associated with the institution that we call “higher learning.” In the process, I’ll call into review certain facets of its design and briefly describe some of the inner-workings of this construct, … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
‘Education For All’ – The Elite’s Mono-Minding Global Plans for All Children

‘Education For All’ – The Elite’s Mono-Minding Global Plans for All Children













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Editor’s Note: This Part III of Jamie Lee’s critical essay on the state of modern public education. Please review Part I, here, and Part II, here.

“A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and More

March 6, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
Common Core – The Business Side of the New Modern Global Education System

Common Core – The Business Side of the New Modern Global Education System













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Editor’s Note: This is part II of James Lee’s series on the state of modern education. Part I can be found here.

“We are not speaking of education in the narrower sense, but of that other education in virtue from youth upwards, which … More

February 27, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Humanity in Flux: Would a Species that Recognizes its Own Worth Be Actively Destroying Itself?

Humanity in Flux: Would a Species that Recognizes its Own Worth Be Actively Destroying Itself?













Kali Ma, The Hampton Institute
Waking Times

It is common sense that what we value, we wish to take care of, preserve, and treat with respect. Often times, this care is expressed towards material objects such as cars, jewelry, and luxury items; or more abstractly, towards traditions such as religious … More

February 7, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Top 10 Spiritual Truths We Weren’t Taught in School

Top 10 Spiritual Truths We Weren’t Taught in School













Michelle Walling, In5D Guest
Waking Times

What would our world be like today of these top 10 spiritual truths were taught in our schools, in the mainstream media, and in our history books? How can we change the system to introduce these topics to our future generations? What will … More

February 5, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
The Untold History of Modern U.S. Education: The Founding Fathers

The Untold History of Modern U.S. Education: The Founding Fathers













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

“Education must also train one for quick, resolute and effective thinking. To think incisively and to think for one’s self is very difficult. We are prone to let our mental life become invaded by legions of half-truths, prejudices, and propaganda. At this point, I More

January 28, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
7 Things They Should Teach You in School but Don’t

7 Things They Should Teach You in School but Don’t













Luminita D. Saviuc, Guest
Waking Times

“It is hard to convince a high school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.” ~ Edgar W. Howe

You know what I realized recently? That I don’t really remember much of the … More

November 17, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate

The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate













Patricia Jennings, Guest
Waking Times

The national debate on how to improve our education system is very vibrant and visible these days. It focuses on salient issues like testing, teacher pay and job security in a difficult economy, and other mounting stresses on teachers and students. Half of new teachers … More

May 29, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Ecocide or We Decide?

Ecocide or We Decide?













Julian Rose, Contributor
Waking Times

When you take a closer look at it, you see that the choices we make each day of our lives add up to the grand price that nature must pay in her role as the sustainer of life on this planet.

What do I mean … More

May 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Developing Extra Perceptive Children for a Changing World

Developing Extra Perceptive Children for a Changing World













Ida Lawrence, Contributor
Waking Times

Now, more than ever, it’s wise to encourage our children’s faculties of perception, some of which are called extra-sensory. They’re not really extra, as we know… they’re natural. Just in the course of accomplishing daily activities, we can create situations and games that affirm … More

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Green Schools – Rethinking Our Approach to Schooling

Green Schools – Rethinking Our Approach to Schooling













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Image if your child came home from school excited as could be because they had been learning how to plant trees. Or what if your kindergartner started asking you to buy more organic tomatoes and kale at the store, instead of Goldfish, because … More

March 15, 2013 | By | 13 Replies More
Those Who Refuse To Unlearn, Deschool and Deprogram Will Be This Generation’s Illiterate

Those Who Refuse To Unlearn, Deschool and Deprogram Will Be This Generation’s Illiterate













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The general definitions and terminology for illiteracy vary depending on their orientation to specific subject areas. Most people assume illiteracy pertains solely to those with the inability to read or write simple sentences in any language. However, those suffering from learning, cultural and scientific … More

January 7, 2013 | By | 12 Replies More
Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School

Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School













Forbes

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them.

Dangerous things you were taught in school:

1. The people in charge have all the answers.
That’s why they are so … More

May 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Pupils Meditating and Engaging in Philosophy

Pupils Meditating and Engaging in Philosophy













Michelle Duff
Dominion Post, New Zealand

If reading, writing and maths are not enough for young minds, some Wellington 6-year-olds are also tackling life’s great existential questions.

That’s if they are not busy meditating, of course.

Philosophy and meditation are on the timetable at two Wellington schools, which have introduced … More

May 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 Outdated Concepts to Remove From Public Schools

5 Outdated Concepts to Remove From Public Schools













Bohemian Mom
Activist Post

In a previous article, I offered 5 Ways to Improve the Public School Experience with Unschooling Techniques.

As an unschooling parent, I often struggle with the thoughts of what happens to all the other children that are still in the public school system. While we … More

April 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
5 Ways to Improve the Public School Experience with Unschooling Techniques

5 Ways to Improve the Public School Experience with Unschooling Techniques













Bohemian Mom
Activist Post

As an unschooling parent, I often struggle with the thoughts of what happens to all the other children that are still in the public school system. While we believe very strongly in the benefits of having our children at home and following an unschooling lifestyle, … More

April 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Vaccine Exemptions: Do They Really Put Others at Risk?

Vaccine Exemptions: Do They Really Put Others at Risk?













Alan Phillips, J.D. Attorney and Counselor at Law
Green Med Info

Parents who exercise a vaccine exemption for their children are often ridiculed for putting their own children and others at risk. However, legally and medically, unvaccinated children do not pose a significant health risk to themselves or anyone else. … More

March 24, 2012 | By | Reply More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

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April 14, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

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The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More