2 comments on “Thanks for dumbing down

  1. I wonder what life skills are actually taught in state school. Wiring a plug would be useful as would filling in a form – if only to collect benefits…

    • Its strange though the best intentions, in this case to maximise the intellectual education, mean stepping out of the mainstream and does that not limit the child’s ability to interact? Clever kids will always educate themselves but social skills may be harder to come by, even though they seem rare in the pack animals that we seem to breed now.

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