Radically reviving the true meaning of education [article]

Susan Sontag was a prolific American writer, film maker, political activist and professor. Having been a part of the education system, she echoes Henry Miller’s words about what seems to be our theory of education: “…based on the absurd notion that we must learn to swim on land before tackling the water.” She wonders why not eliminate schooling between age 12-16? It’s biologically + psychologically too turbulent a time to be cooped up inside, made to sit all the time.”

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