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NanaCat

(2,332 posts)
21. Some of them in blue areas have cranked out their own supply
Sun May 12, 2024, 08:13 PM
May 12

Of stupid.

I know it's hard to believe, but a great education can and does happen in red state schools. The best English instructor I ever had taught at a small-town high school in a red state. What she taught that one year made academic writing a breeze for me ever after, in every kind of school I attended, and that includes writing at the university level.

She was that good.

Yes, it's more likely for a blue area school to provide a better education--but it's not a guarantee. Namely how a blue district great school will be great for white kids. For the brown kids, the same great blue school district will often fail them just as badly as a school in a red state would.

So I wouldn't make blanket statements about education quality based on blue v, red state.

These are dodgy people. They dodge questions they don't like and and ignore answers that don't fit the MAGA narrative. marble falls May 12 #1
and they think they know it all. Probably graduated Emile May 12 #2
It gets worse, you know: look up the "unschooling" movement. Now that's some scary shit ... marble falls May 12 #5
Unschooling movement. Oh dear lord. paleotn May 12 #12
Most of them were too dumb to realize Emile May 12 #14
Unschooling can work, done right NanaCat May 12 #20
My son got his masters from George Washington University, my eldest daughter graduated St Edwards University ... marble falls May 12 #22
Many people are uneducated or undereducated. Being proud of it makes one stupid. They will die that way. Wonder Why May 12 #3
They will die early and in great pain and will blame us. paleotn May 12 #11
Sometimes a laugh at the man in the street interviews. JohnnyRingo May 12 #4
There's a sinister aspect to the arrogance of their ignorance. It is telling. jaxexpat May 12 #6
The: "I'm ignorant and proud of it" contingent dlk May 12 #7
I know a guy that fits right in Woodwizard May 12 #8
What's scary is how many of these buffoons there are in this country. lees1975 May 12 #9
agreed Skittles May 12 #18
Some of them in blue areas have cranked out their own supply NanaCat May 12 #21
They're the mob as John Adams called them. paleotn May 12 #10
Paddle faster, I hear banjos. n/t flvegan May 12 #13
Does this go on in other countries? not fooled May 12 #15
We do have 'teh stoopid' here in France, but it doesn't seem to be as endemic GoneOffShore May 12 #17
Time for a Terry Pratchett quote: GoneOffShore May 12 #16
The Rapist in Chief said it himself: They LOVE the poorly educated, because B.See May 12 #19
Knowledge and Truth are "woke." Emile May 13 #23
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