“Like the streetcar and horse-and-buggy, institutional schooling will become a cultural relic, a quaint reminder of yesteryear.”
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"I believe this is true and think it would be a huge leap forward, but I see one roadblock to it happening quickly.
The problem is that institutionalized schooling for kids in 2019 is mainly just a daycare. Until we can resolve the need for parents to have others watch their kids all day, growth in unschooling/self-directed education could be slower than it would otherwise be.
“School prepares for the institutionalization of life by teaching the need to be taught.”
This is also why the world seems to be filled with automatons. We are conditioned to be that way."