Sunday, April 16, 2006

Our Educational Curriculum

Our educational system needs a major paradigm shift to include the socio-ethical-spiritual develop of children as they grow into adulthood. Right now we are churning out socially, emotionally, and spiritually arrested human beings. Oh, and many of them remain as intellectually ignorant as when they began pre-school too. It is my belief that education should teach not just the ABCs and 123s, but also provide the structure and training needed to become people who will lead lives of service, discipline, and compassion rather than greedy, ignorant, and selfish.

Yes, there are many who escape the current paradigm. But the conditions we find ourselves in today is testimony to how well the current system is failing to raise a wise and learned people who know their own sovereignty that no despot can take away.