Will’s Thoughts – The Current Education System Is A Complete Failure
It’s my humble opinion that one of the greatest wastes of time, money and manpower in all of modern history is the current education system. It’s a gluttonous, insatiable pig that needlessly consumes massive amounts of public resources to attempt to establish its own concept of a ‘social norm’ and it’s failed miserably. After more than two hundred years, all it’s ever accomplished was producing worker bees to keep the financial honey flowing into the buckets of big business and governments. Education was once only a social privilege, which unfortunately, was often abused. So, education used the guise of ‘equality’ to try to establish a level playing field and before long, managed to make itself mandatory. Not surprisingly, as with most hair-brained, do-gooder actions throughout history, its objectives were not achieved. Instead, it created useless mammoth institutions that are now enormous tax burdens to society, a society that desperately needs those funds allocated to maintain critical public infrastructures. Education has also inflicted extreme social distress on many, many generations, subjecting children to years of needless humiliation, bullying and even sexual abuse.
Millions of students today are being ‘freighted’ through educational systems, arriving illiterate in grade one and then twelve years later get shipped out still virtually illiterate, making high school diplomas worth only as much as the paper they’re printed on. The result of ‘education’ is that today people are being excluded for jobs simply because they have too little or too much education. Yet nothing’s being done to stop the devastation that this blatant discrimination has on people’s lives. People who may have been excellent employees if only given a chance are being cast aside like social trash. And for no other reason than for lacking a virtually worthless piece of paper that a group of short-sighted, socially impudent and pedantic academic idiots fabricated. A useless piece of paper that people MUST possess in order to have ‘worth’ in today’s culture. But, education today is merely a moronic twelve year memory exercise that requires people to absorb and retain huge amounts of outdated and incorrect information that they’ll likely never use. Regardless of whether they wanted to learn it or not.
Given the devastating state of the economy and the ‘real’ state of national unemployment rates, now would be an excellent time to revamp the entire educational system and make it much more accountable to taxpayers, socially current and relevant. We need to learn from education’s many mistakes and failures and correct the terrible social prejudices and injustices that it’s produced. All people have worth, but education’s a bullying beast that does not agree. It’s worked tirelessly to insure that unless you bear ‘the mark of the beast’, you cannot get a job or be elected. Isn’t it ironic that we have uneducated six year old kids today who play with technology so advanced that once it could only be operated by academics? Kids, who by the age of eighteen, will have hand-eye coordination superior to that of any jet fighter pilot’s, yet they’ll still be considered socially worthless and stupid if they simply don’t know or even care what a synonym is?
Will’s thoughts prove that everybody has opinions, but he has way more than he should. From dogs that won’t stop barking, to the antics of his spouse, ‘Crazy Lady’, Will’s Thoughts will make you smile.