A lot of Christian conservatives (and people who claim to be conservative) will tell you school is bad. Well, at least the government school system is. But I’m here to tell you, school is cool, too. Well, not government school. It’s still bad. And evil. And destroying children’s brains right this minute. But I digress. Well, not as much as government school digresses. Wow, this is annoying, isn’t it.
So, why do I say school is cool?
Because it is. Ok, that’s it. You can go back to your day now.
No, seriously it IS cool. When it’s really school. I remember, when I was in elementary school, way back in the third quarter of the 20th century, how much I looked forward to school. Because we got to learn new stuff. Every day. And I LOVE learning new stuff every day.
But we also got to create stuff. And that was the icing on the cake. One of my favorite memories is Valentine’s Day cards. But we didn’t learn how to buy them. No, we learned how to make them.
The teacher would pass out colored paper. And we’d take our scissors, glue, pens/pencils, and glitter and come up with our own design. Plus, we got to make Valentine’s cards for other kids in class. Of course, being an ardent admirer of the opposite sex, I created cards for the girls I liked. It seemed totally unacceptable, to me, to create a heart-shaped anything for another guy. Gross.
Back then, school included creative time. And I loved that most of all. But it was a small slice of the day. And we never had discussion sessions about how it made us “feel.” Thank God.
Plus, we never had any of those touchy feely sessions when it came to readin’, ritin’, and ‘rithmatic either. Thankfully, those were logic-filled classes. Classes that helped us develop and possibly even master our powers of deductive reasoning.
When school helps you to think and not just feel, it’s cool.
But there is virtually no government school in America where that happens anymore.
So, what should loving parents do?
Everything in their power to get their kids into a school system where those kids aren’t constantly exposed to sex, drugs, and lies.
Get them out of a government institution that’s working 24/7 to destroy the brains of your kids. And that so-called “public school system” works great. It has a phenomenal success rate. Not at training up your child in the way he or should go. But training up your child to rebel against you. To see you as the enemy. And even to hate you. Yeah, their success rate is phenomenal.
But what do I know? I never had kids. And I never personally dealt with public school issues. So, forget about what I just said. Forget I ever brought it up. Send your sons and daughters off to the enemy’s system.
Especially if you look forward to raising your grandchildren.
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