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(The Atlantic)   Apparently, the best model for childhood education was developed in 19th century Germany. You know what else was developed in 19th century Germany?   (theatlantic.com) divider line 30
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2014-01-19 08:43:19 AM  
9 votes:
Ha! Joke's on you, Subby. Hitler was born in Australia.
2014-01-19 08:37:54 AM  
7 votes:
Plans to bomb Pearl Harbor?
2014-01-19 08:57:09 AM  
4 votes:

NobleHam: Karl Marx?


images1.wikia.nocookie.net
2014-01-19 09:25:47 AM  
3 votes:
The garden gnome?
img1.etsystatic.com
2014-01-19 08:43:51 AM  
3 votes:
The Larch
2014-01-19 08:39:19 AM  
3 votes:
Beer purity laws?
2014-01-19 11:09:48 AM  
2 votes:

i.imgur.com

2014-01-19 09:51:02 AM  
2 votes:
Sure. I want future policy analysis from Glen Reynolds, a rightwing derper, who seems into sex-robots as a vision of the future.

Online education is just as good as a college classroom just as sex with a robot is as good or better than sex and social relations with a real life woman.
2014-01-19 09:29:47 AM  
2 votes:

Marquis de Sod: The garden gnome?
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Something like that would definitely set my house apart. "Go down the street until you see the threatening gnomes, then slowly pull into the driveway without making any sudden moves."
2014-01-19 08:48:30 AM  
2 votes:
FTFA: "Why would we only have one school?"

Because when you force the wealthiest put their children right next to the all the plebs, you're going to get better education for the plebs than if you didn't. I don't care that this will reduce the quality of education of the wealthiest, they're going to do fine based upon their "merit" of winning the ability to inherit large amounts of wealth.
2014-01-19 08:40:08 AM  
2 votes:
Maybe some sort of concentration camp would help the children learn better?
2014-01-19 08:40:05 AM  
2 votes:
The 4-stroke internal combustion engine?
2014-01-19 10:51:13 PM  
1 votes:
Marlene Dietrich?
2014-01-19 02:18:03 PM  
1 votes:

The Irresponsible Captain: HairBolus: Sure. I want future policy analysis from Glen Reynolds, a rightwing derper, who seems into sex-robots as a vision of the future.

Online education is just as good as a college classroom just as sex with a robot is as good or better than sex and social relations with a real life woman.



Tell that to my Monroebot.


Now get Liu bot to go with it and you have a party
2014-01-19 11:11:26 AM  
1 votes:
4.bp.blogspot.com
A festival that celebrates the fall harvest accompanied by a copious amount of food and drink, catered to by top-heavy lasses?

/don't know if it was started in the 18th century, but pic is relevant enough
2014-01-19 10:12:58 AM  
1 votes:

mgshamster: Animatronik: pueblonative: jgbrowning: FTFA: "Why would we only have one school?"

Because when you force the wealthiest put their children right next to the all the plebs, you're going to get better education for the plebs than if you didn't. I don't care that this will reduce the quality of education of the wealthiest, they're going to do fine based upon their "merit" of winning the ability to inherit large amounts of wealth.

Except that's never going to happen.  Even if you were to somehow ban private schools and require public education, the rich would either fly the kiddies out of the country to an expensive "boarding school" somewhere or get together in a ridiculously high priced district.

To the communists who post on Fark, it's all about forcing rich people to give you what they have. They tune out the wonderful examples of why this doesn't work, from the 20th century.

Good education and acquisition of knowledge and skills has nothing to do with rich people. It has to with the middle class, which is eventually damaged by socialism and gutted by communism.

Fact: inner city schools are largely awful because of the political machines that run those cities and govt policies that discourage keeping families intact and setting meaningful goals in life.

Because trickle down economics has done such a bang up job protecting the middle class.


Blaming the increasingly unequal distribution of the wealth of this nation (created through labor) that we've seen over the past 30 years on socialism and communism let me know he ain't none too bright. Blaming the "librul-machine" for creating "anti-marriage" and "pro-laziness" policies for creating awful schools was enough to confirm that he's just another Potato Thinker to be ignored.
2014-01-19 09:23:12 AM  
1 votes:

Gecko Gingrich: Cocaine and TNT.


Now that is a band name if I ever heard one.  Stealing it when I learn to play piano and stuff.
2014-01-19 09:20:10 AM  
1 votes:

Snarfangel: Gunther: ltr77: There are no school administrators in the teachers' union.  Perhaps he should research the subject a bit more before deciding he is an education expert and writing a book.

Yeah, after a bit of googling to try and actually work out what point this guy is making, the conclusion I'm coming to is that he's deliberately vague about what he thinks the problem is and what his proposed solutions are because he's trying to hide the fact that he doesn't actually know a lot about the topic.


I don't know a lot about the topic, and I can speak in vague generalities. Do you think being a successful author is right for me?


Can you pull a sword out of a stone?
2014-01-19 09:17:25 AM  
1 votes:
The Sham-Wow?
2014-01-19 09:16:48 AM  
1 votes:
Scheisse porn?   It's my understanding that Adolf Hitler (born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire) was a big fan of scheisse porn.
2014-01-19 09:11:38 AM  
1 votes:

Gunther: ltr77: There are no school administrators in the teachers' union.  Perhaps he should research the subject a bit more before deciding he is an education expert and writing a book.

Yeah, after a bit of googling to try and actually work out what point this guy is making, the conclusion I'm coming to is that he's deliberately vague about what he thinks the problem is and what his proposed solutions are because he's trying to hide the fact that he doesn't actually know a lot about the topic.



I don't know a lot about the topic, and I can speak in vague generalities. Do you think being a successful author is right for me?
2014-01-19 08:55:31 AM  
1 votes:
More Germans?
2014-01-19 08:55:15 AM  
1 votes:
The author gets a few things wrong.  New York Public schools are not awful.  Some of them are.  Some are the best in the world.  However, he doesn't want to acknowledge this because it defeats his narrative that Unions are bad.  Also, in one paragraph, he states that the reason things are the same is because the Unions and tenured professors want to keep things that way, in the next paragraph he states that it is the administrators.  There are no school administrators in the teachers' union.  Perhaps he should research the subject a bit more before deciding he is an education expert and writing a book.
2014-01-19 08:49:56 AM  
1 votes:
They are just more advanced than the rest of the world; it took America 50 years to elect for Hitler to come into power
2014-01-19 08:48:32 AM  
1 votes:

gwowen: The 4-stroke internal combustion engine?


Though, the Germans were integral in marketing and refining the 4-stroke, the Italians, British and French were much more responsible for developing it.
2014-01-19 08:46:01 AM  
1 votes:
The crumbly topping on Strussel?
2014-01-19 08:43:52 AM  
1 votes:

Target Builder: Wasn't that the system designed to churn out moderately educated stock for the army while indoctrinating them with patriotism?


I don't see the connection.

/i pledge allegiance
//to the flag
///of the...
2014-01-19 08:41:08 AM  
1 votes:
Cocaine and TNT.
2014-01-19 08:34:26 AM  
1 votes:
Bismarck, the First German Reich, and the situations that would create the First World War at the start if the 20th Century?
2014-01-19 07:26:21 AM  
1 votes:
Karl Hungus, cable TV repairman
 
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