The Future of Education

Submitted by rudy on Tue, 11/10/2020 - 14:13

The wisdom of the deplorables has a simple application to all levels of education except some trade and specialty schools: the system costs too much, doesn't adequately teach the basics, and is largely committed to enforcing political and cultural norms not generally shared by those who pay for it.

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More on Covid-19

Submitted by rudy on Tue, 11/10/2020 - 14:12

The first law of government is: "if it doesn't work, do more of it."

Shutdowns are counter-productive - so I expect we'll see a resurgence of this nonsense.

Masks spread the disease - so I expect to see increased demands for more and better masking.

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The "TRUTH" about Covid enforced compliance

Submitted by rudy on Wed, 07/29/2020 - 11:10

The truth is that the Chinese flu gun isn't loaded and the progressives using it to enforce compliance should be laughed off stage.

The headline "Meth Lab explosion adds two to Corona Death Toll" exaggerates, but there's more than a kernel of truth to it. The truth is that none of the numbers on offer from anybody can be trusted, the case stories on offer from the media appear hand picked to evoke a fear response, and acting on disinformation  generally leads to worse outcomes than not acting at all.