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“Prime training for permanent underclasses”

Look again at [what I consider to be] the seven lessons of school teaching: confusion, class position, indifference, emotional and intellectual dependency, conditional self-esteem, and surveillance. All of these lessons are prime training for permanent underclasses, people deprived forever of finding the center of their own special genius.

John Taylor Gatto, 2005

From the book Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, 10th Anniversary Edition

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