The truth is that schools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders. This is a great mystery to me because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides and administrators, but the abstract logic of the institution overwhelms their individual contributions.
John Taylor Gatto, upon accepting the New York City Teacher of the Year Award on January 31, 1990. Safe to say this upset a lot of people, but someone had to do it. (via bettafish-resistance)