Unschooling memes for the week 13

lewis_carroll_unschooling_memeI’m not strange, weird, off nor crazy. My reality is just different from yours. – Lewis Caroll, Alice in Wonderland.

deepak_chopra_unschooling_memeInstead of thinking outside the box, get rid of the box. – Deepak Chopra.

sir_walter_scott_unschooling_memeAll men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education. – Sir Walter Scott.

nietzsche_unschooling_memeThe surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. – Nietzsche.

blake_boles_unschooling_memeThe belief that consistently following your passions, looking for hidden opportunities, and being comfortable as an outsider are the truly important things in life – much more so than a piece of paper from an institution. – Blake Boles.

maria_montessori_unschooling_memeAs soon as children find something that interests them, they lose their instability and learn to concentrate. – Dr Maria Montessori.

robin_williams_unschooling_memeNo matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. – Robin Williams, Dead Poet’s Society.

george_carlin_unschooling_memeHere’s a bumper sticker I would like to see. “We are proud parents of a child who has resisted his teachers’ attempts to break his spirit and bend him to the will of his corporate masters.” – George Carlin.

carlos_morales_unschooling_memeKids are now part of a bubble-wrapped generation free from fathers and outside play, consumed by hot pockets and video games, hopped up on Adderall and Seroquel, and dumbed down by public schools that destroy their will. it is the strangers with lab coats and badges, with military might and drug promoting delight, that are those we should fear – not the average man or woman, but the ones who yell out “watch out, at every turn is a child molesting terrorist set to destroy the world.” – Carlos Morales.

 frank_chodorov_unschooling_meme.pngThe more subsidized it is, the less free it is. What is known as “free education” is the least free of all, for it is a state-owned institution; it is socialized education – just like socialized medicine or the socialized post office – and cannot possibly be separated from political control. – Frank Chodorov.

Samuel Muia

Samuel Muia is a proud Kenyan father to a boy, Technical Customer Service Representative, SEO & Internet Marketing Manager, currently based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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