School vs. progress

“Will this be on the test?” is a question invented by industrialists. It’s the cornerstone of traditional schooling at scale, because it is such an effective way to indoctrinate kids to become cogs in the system. And it’s almost an accident that we manage to make progress, because we’ve spent so much time encouraging citizens […]


This entry originally appeared at seths.blog/2021/11/school-vs-progress, and may be a summary or abridged version.