hairylunch (hairylunch) wrote,
hairylunch
hairylunch

Schools of Dreams: Rand

So, the teachers run this experiment paralleling Rand's Anthem, dividing the kids into castes. It's amazing how the students react. During the discussion before the experiment they all talk about how it would suck to be labelled, to be stuck somewhere, to be judged. Yet, during the experiment, when the "useless" have to weed around the school, they rebel, and during the following discussion they make a comment like "That's the gardeners job" showing how elitist they are. That on one hand they can say they wouldn't like the discrimination, but they don't yet see that they are the ones who discriminate.
Subscribe

  • Jones Creek/Whites Creek

    I went and did the Jones Creek/Whites Creek look yesterday (descriptions of the trail are here, here, here, and here). Was around 10 miles total,…

  • Freaky Weather

    So, this weekend was unusually warm, getting into the 80s. Yesterday brought ridiculously high winds, causing some power outages, broken limbs off…

  • Snow

    So, people here don't know how to drive in snow. I was sweeping the snow off the deck in the backyard, and while there's a pretty good wind, I could…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments