728 x 90

Author's Posts

  • Why Is School Compulsory?

    Why Is School Compulsory?0

    School has nothing to do with freedom. First, there are state laws mandating that you have either attended school or have learned the very specific kinds of things you’d learn in school. That form of education is not a choice: it is legally compulsory. But schooling is culturally compulsory as well. That’s what Austrian philosopher

  • Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

    Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam0

    How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s State Academic Standards. At issue is an apparently controversial unit in seventh grade world history class that spends some time exploring Islam. At some point, the students


Latest Posts