Skip to comments.Here Are the Crazy Things the New Hxrstory Teaches Your Children
Posted on 09/07/2019 9:16:21 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Students who are searching for objective truth should shy away from any course with the word Studies in its title. Centered on opinion, persuasion, and propaganda, these courses seldom include rigorous evaluation of provable facts.
According to the Hoover Institution, Californias educationists1 have been handed a defeat in their attempt to impose a wildly liberalEthnic Studies curriculum on their students. When the curriculum was circulated for public comment, its authors probably thought that it would be largely ignored. Full of educational jargon, curriculum documents are not easy to read, and seldom attract much notice.
This time, an avalanche of public opinion forced a change of plan. Even the reliably-liberal Los Angeles Times found itself on the traditional side. The Times editorial board opined, too often the proposed ethnic studies curriculum feels like an exercise in groupthink, designed to proselytize and inculcate more than to inform and open minds. It talks about critical thinking but usually offers one side and one side only. More succinctly, the Orange County Register stated that Students should be taught to understand conflicts, not take sides in them.
Those painting the past as an unbroken trail of oppression were handed a rare but important defeat. Although this victory is far from decisive, the fact that traditional ideas could overturn this juggernaut is highly encouraging. It shows how the public can defeat the ideologues.
Ethnic Studies proponents claim to represent groups about whom little has been written or recorded. Modern ideologues take what is known about these marginalized groups and craft them into what they call Social History.
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Thanks for the post. Sent it on to many all over the country on my mailing list.
The purpose of public education is to indoctrinate the next generation.
The only question is whose values they are taught.
If those values are different than the parents then the parents must home school.
(Of course, it kinda sucks that your tax dollars can be used to teach a new generation of people to hate you—but that is the way it is in the land of the apes.)
Indoctrination is a strong word, defined by someone who themselves have been indoctrinated.
The only question is whose values they are taught.
I wonder if one of my heros Hugh Hefner would be able to start a magazine that published SciFi today ?
Esquire magazine rejected Charles Beaumont’s science fiction story “The Crooked Man” in 1955, so Hefner agreed to publish it in Playboy. The story highlighted straight men being persecuted in a world where homosexuality was the norm. The magazine received angry letters, so Hefner responded, “If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too.”
I think one thing we are learning from the left is there is no neutral ground, no “objectively true” history.
They are in the process of forcing everyone to take sides.
So be it.
“I, for one, will welcome our robot overlords!”
Just thought I’d through that in since we are talking about science fiction and use of education to further specific social agendas.
We will probably get better treatment from logic-driven robots than from agenda-driven SJWs. Certainly would be easier to deal with, that’s for sure. Heck, might get a lot of stalled projects restarted and actually completed.
Immoral Equivalency - from a profoundly and shamelessly immoral man:
Heterosexuality in the species is inherently natural and functional.
Homoeroticism - there is no such thing as homosexuality - is inherently unnatural and dysfunctional.
Forget science fiction; try science fact:
Two persons of the same sex cannot procreate; procreation (sexual - versus asexual - reproduction) is the literal raison d’etre for the very scientific concept of sexuality.
Monogamy = mono + gamete: one haploid sperm + one haploid ovum = one diploid zygote.
(If Hugh Hefner is really your hero, then I pity you.)
Even back in the 1980s there was no History class taught in public schools. In its place was something called “Social Studies”.
Bottom line WHITE BAD” all others, black, brown, muslim, gay, transgender, GOOD.
Yes. They are.
Some of my children are in the public schools in California. They and their friends laugh at this nonsense.
They also came home repeatedly with lice in their hair. When I talked with the county supervisor of education about this, she said--and here I paraphrase her gobbledygook--if we find adult lice in a student's hair we recommend Quell shampoo, but we don't quarantine or treat the nits. Brilliant, eh?
One of my 6th graders--not in school in California--came home this week with this: "Do you know what they're teaching us? All they teach us is that humans are destroying the planet and killing the oceans and we're all going to die from global warming! That's all they talk about! Every day!" When I asked if the students believe that foolishness, she said: "Some do!" The she added: "Some people think this is child abuse."
A .org blog? You don;t see those very often!
I’m wondering if ‘Hxrstory’ in the title was on purpose or an odd typo? Considering there’s already a couple of typos in the excerpt, there’s obviously not an editor at this place..
“wildly liberalEthnic Studies”
Plenty of big, multi-syllable words all over. Someone worked his thesaurus pretty good!
Teacher,in what way does an “educationist” resemble an educator?
None, child, none at all.
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