It seems to me that the main source of socialization for many kids, especially smart ones in public school, is found in learning how to cope with the egos of teachers who can’t teach and other kids who are uninterested in learning anything beyond dominating the social hierarchy.
I don’t think we can discount the value of this lesson, because, let’s face it, one could easily say:
It seems to me that the main source of
socializationfrustration for many kidsadults, especially smart ones in public schoolthe corporate world, is found in learning how to cope with the egos of teachersmanagers who can’t teachmanage and other kidsworthless petty coworkers, who are uninterested in learningcontributing anything useful beyond dominating the social hierarchy.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.Â I often find myself thinking that 95% of the people who occupy professional positions aren’t really doing much beyond consuming oxygen and turning into more greenhouse gases.Â I think that’s a good lesson for kids to learn early, so they are prepared to deal with it when they get into the “real world”.