Tag: education

The Power of the Conditioned Mind

The Power of the Conditioned Mind

Frank M. Wanderer – The society and culture in which you have grown up programmed those fixed patterns of the mind into you, and your identity who you are and what your job is in this world, is based upon those patterns…

By February 17, 2015 4 Comments Read More →
Oligarchy and the War on Individualism

Oligarchy and the War on Individualism

Ethan Indigo Smith – Anyone who says that people cannot change things, that we are powerless to the control systems that already exists, does not realize they are in a system that began as imagination, an idea, which came about through influence…

By January 29, 2015 6 Comments Read More →
3 Options for Parents Who Refuse Government-Run Education

3 Options for Parents Who Refuse Government-Run Education

Jefferey Jaxen – Thanks to the early work of whistle blowers like Charlotte Iserbyt, parents are becoming aware that government-run public education may not be right for their children anymore.

By January 29, 2015 6 Comments Read More →
Why I Hate School But Love Education

Why I Hate School But Love Education

Video – Pursuing a college degree does not guarantee you your dream job, so does success in the school system correlate to success in life?

By January 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Why Are Cell Phone Towers Going Up on Public Schools All over the Country?

Why Are Cell Phone Towers Going Up on Public Schools All over the Country?

Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton – Why is there such a concerted, nationwide push to place these dangerous towers right next to our growing children in the very buildings they spend all their time in during the week?

By January 14, 2015 8 Comments Read More →
Teaching Children How to Think Instead of What to Think

Teaching Children How to Think Instead of What to Think

Will Stanton – Teachers have become repeaters of information. They are merely regurgitating everything they once learned from their own teachers, and perpetuating the recycling of information…

By January 13, 2015 5 Comments Read More →
Do We Need A Degree To Be Educated?

Do We Need A Degree To Be Educated?

Mike Sygula – Does the fact that someone has no academic degree in a particular field mean that this person is incapable of becoming an expert?

By November 20, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
Student Sets Gauge for Effective Education

Student Sets Gauge for Effective Education

Video – How hacking education can make young people more effective and happy.

By November 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Teacher Poses as Student and is Shocked by What She Discovers

Teacher Poses as Student and is Shocked by What She Discovers

Sigmund Fraud – An experiment helped this teacher to quickly figure out these 3 painfully obvious truths about modern school and how we treat children…

By October 30, 2014 12 Comments Read More →
Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Anna Hunt – Student tuition debt is astronomical in the US, and Germany announces free higher ed for all…

By October 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Mom Says NO to School System Intimidation

Mom Says NO to School System Intimidation

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times And Common Purpose, and the threat of Social Services… This British mum smacks down the punishing culture of the public school system . She gives a chilling account of what happened when her son was given confusing commands, humiliated in front of class, brought to tears and trauma and how it was covered up […]

By September 26, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
The Seven Pillars of the Matrix

The Seven Pillars of the Matrix

Robert Bonomo, Contributor Waking Times “No one is more of a slave than he who thinks himself free without being so.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Contemporary baptized, corporatized and sanitized man rarely has the occasion to question his identity, and when he does a typical response might be, “I am product manager for a large […]

North American Teachers are Revolting Against Standardized Testing

North American Teachers are Revolting Against Standardized Testing

Jeff Abbott, Waging NonViolence Waking Times As the 2014 academic year nears an end, teachers from an increasing number of public schools across the United States, Canada and Mexico are reflecting on teaching at least one unconventional lesson to their students and their neighborhoods this past year: How to resist standardized tests. On May Day […]

Time to Stop Treating Our Children Like Robots and Templates

Time to Stop Treating Our Children Like Robots and Templates

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times A child grows in our society conditioned to believe that happiness is perpetually postponed for tomorrow. Their hope and vision is confined to living within society’s expectations and standards of the future where happiness exists in promises. They must pass every grade and go on to the next level […]

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, as I see it. There are many systems, […]

‘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 their army of managers control a population […]

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 makes a man eagerly pursue the ideal […]

By February 27, 2014 1 Comments Read 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 holidays or family and cultural […]

By February 7, 2014 13 Comments Read 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 the world be like after successfully […]

By February 5, 2014 13 Comments Read 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 often wonder whether education is fulfilling […]

By January 28, 2014 8 Comments Read More →