His arguments are well made and spoken.  I was noting the verbiage was not on a 5th grade level either.  Quite refreshing.  This professor is speaking to those who have a grasp of language and concept.  He wasn’t talking to elementary level people.

There is the concept of political correctness against which I have written on several occasions.  At the base of this is the desire by the elites to remove language from the lexicon in such a way that concepts are unable to be spoken.  Once the words have been removed, the concept is effectively removed as well as there is no decent way to describe it any more.  For any who doubt such an idea in real life, I present the following:

What We Should Learn from the Lack of Maintenance in Africa & the Rest of the Perennial Third World

Look about half way down the article to see this in application.

Philosophically speaking is described with names and locations.  It’s so sad to have to agree with what is presented.  The names and descriptions tell quite well the destruction of this society some of which I have observed through my life-time.  It seems to me that there needs to be another approach – return to the original constitution and culture.  That piece seems to be missing, however.

I used that term instead of “schooling” because that is the actual purpose.  Spend a bit of time with “An Underground History of American Education” and you will agree.  What the kids are being taught is to not think.  There are appropriate ways to respond and here they are….  Well, I remember in one class hearing that education was training an outcome.  I thought that sounded odd at the time, and now have a good understanding what was being propagated.  Kids are being training to respond in a known fashion, not being taught to think and produce an appropriate response.  There is a difference.  If there wasn’t, “political correctness” would not exist.  I have written it before, but it bears repeating here that the origin of political correctness is Marxism where language would be manipulated and words expunged such that the resulting individuals would have their very thoughts “politically correct.”  How did I get back on this subject?  I found an article which followed the thought from the training to the voting to the following.  That descriptor isn’t used, but you can see the progression as you read.

I am flying  a different flag today.  (This is from the internet.  Mine is similar)  For those familiar with Texas history, today in 1836 was the decisive battle leading to Texas independence – the defeat of Antonio López de Santa Anna in present day Houston.  Information here.  Since there is an elementary school close to our house, I’m hoping some kids ask their teachers what that new flag down the street is.  Maybe a little history lesson may be disseminated.  Eventually, I’m thinking of placing one of those reader boards, like in a museum, along the sidewalk and have a simple explanation there for the curious.  Someone has to present real history, it might as well be me.

You used to have to know the weezle words and double intandras that were used to hide true intentions.  Apparently, that’s not needed any more.

I note that there is no definitive answer, but there are interesting research moments pending.

I’m reminded of my biochem class where the doctor stated he knew of a research where they took an African who had known lack of lactase and provided one cup of milk.  That meant the bacteria in the fellow’s gut would start working.  The researchers then collected and divided by type the gasses eminating from this volunteer.  After the description, the prof says to the class, “See what you get to do if you become a biochemist?”  He then pretended to be the count from Sesame Street and count the….

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