As for me, I think there’s far more to Shaw’s message than what we get on the first pass; “Youth is wasted on the young.” I am completely convinced that the same is true for education, it is wasted on the young, not because they don’t want it or because they’re lazy, in the U.S. education is NOT education rather a mass communal attempt to teach conformity in preparation for production and contribution to the GDP.
- Teach confusion
- Reinforce class position
- Promote indifference
- Create emotional dependency
- Force intellectual dependency
- Instill provisional self-esteem
- Create paranoia