Public Education: Communism in America and the reason why America is falling
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Have you ever heard of the saying, "America sucks because you suck"? It is definitely true thanks to the "very good" service our government has provided us with its "free" education. You should understand that I am being sarcastic here. Our U.S. government may say that they are providing the best education for the students; but in truth, they are providing the worst education possible.
What is public education? The most commonly held view of public education is, without doubt, the least accurate, in that it tells us very little about the realities of public education. It is based on a collection of myths which most Americans are quite reluctant to give up.
The first myth is that public education is a great democratic institution fundamental to America's prosperity and well-being. The second myth is that public education is necessary as the great equalizer in our society, bringing together children from different ethnic, social, racial, and religious groups and combining them into homogenized "Americans" which we are all supposed to want to be. The third myth is that it provides the best possible education because we are the best possible country spending the most possible money. The fourth myth is that our society cannot survive without it- that is, public education and all the people who run it.
These myths are so hard to discard because it requires discarding an even greater myth that props up the whole edifice: that all men are equal and that government, as the great equalizer, is the most benevolent dispenser of human goodness, generosity, and justice on earth. The framers of the Declaration of Independence did not mean "created equal" in the egalitarian sense it is used today. Egalitarianism leads to monotonous sameness, in which individuality, free choice, and the expression of individual values are suppressed for a supposed higher value of collective sameness. What they meant was that everyone should have the maximum freedom and opportunity to lead his or her life according to that individual's values. But the current trend in public education is to eradicate or deny the existence of differences, particularly sexual, racial, and religious differences, to a point that such confusion that individual identity becomes more and more difficult for youngsters to define, let alone achieve. The only way an individual can achieve a sense of identity today in public education is to rebel against it. And perhaps this is one of the reasons for the steadily increasing destruction of school property by American students.
By brainwashing the students with such ideas, the government uses them for their own advantage. Why the government is doing such thing is because of evil, corrupted government officials who has also been brainwashed by public education, which gains its foundation from communist ideas and propaganda.
The second claim you make is that public education doesn"t attempt to bring children together from different ethnic, social, racial, and religious groups. You also claim that public education attempts to mold into homogenized "Americans" which we are all supposed to want to be. These claims also couldn"t be further from the truth. Public education, by definition, allows children from all ethnic, social, racial, and religious backgrounds to receive a basic amount of knowledge. It has been this way since the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In addition, public education leaders are trying to expand Charter and Magnet School programs in the United States so that people from all groups and cultures can have access to the best possible education if they work hard enough. In addition, public education is not at all trying to create a homogenous America. In fact, the system tries to create a stratified America, in which those who work the hardest get the most in return. Those who get the best grades and take the hardest coursework (ex. IB, AP) have the best opportunities to land scholarships and to get into the best colleges.
The third claim you make is that the U.S. government and its officials say that our system "provides the best possible education because we are the best possible country spending the most possible money." This isn't true. President Barrack Obama constantly reminds us how, according to PISA rankings, we are 25th in the world in Math and 24th in the world in Science. He constantly talks about how we spend far more on our national defense budget than we do on our educational budget, and how our primary and secondary school teachers are among the lowest-paid in the world in relation to the per-capita GDP incomes. This is why government officials constantly attempt to raise our educational budget to make our schools more competitive internationally
What has defiled the education in America through public schools began with the teaching of evolution. The teaching of evolution has corrupted the minds of the students in many ways. First, why teach evolution when even the founder of evolution, Charles Darwin, stated himself that evolution is not true? The teaching that man "evolves" to a better being as time passes has made this generation of deluded narcissists, which has been agreed by Fox news recently. It was also, in fact, Darwin's idea of the survival of the fittest and other principles that promoted Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold to shoot their fellow classmates at the famous Columbine High School massacre.
You can also see that most public schools, especially high schools, are far behind private and home institutions in their course levels. Look at the national math, science, and other academic competitions in the U.S. Most are won by private and home school students. Where are the public school students who supposedly receive the best education? They rarely get on the news except for criminal and other negative issues.
What has public education really done to the U.S.? Average SAT scores have dropped throughout the decade, unemployment and criminal rate is skyrocketing, and America's debt is increasing every second. Has the "free" public education which costs billions of dollars really paid off to make the nation greater?Or did it just put U.S. in a greater debt?
What happened to all the schools with Biblical doctrines and principles that the schools taught and stood on? Most of the great colleges and universities we know today such as Harvard, William and Mary, Yale, Princeton, Columbia were all Christian based schools. In fact, most of the Founding Fathers did not ever attend public schools but received education at home. If you say that public education has nothing to do with private and home education, you are completely wrong. Many states have complicated the laws for home schooling and private schools because the government does not want its citizens to receive other education except for its own public education! The government's competition for education against private and home schools continually goes on today.
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