Mar 25, 2012
Notes, References, and Links for further study:
10. Peg Luksik “Who Controls our Children? How Public Schools Dumb Down Students” 1992
11. Corbett Report Radio 096: In the Labyrinth of the Psychopath with Thomas Sheridan
12. School Sucks Podcast 130: Logic Saves Lives / Empowerment and Intellectual Self-Defense with Richard Grove and Tony Myers
13. Trivium Method of Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving
14. Definition of existence (or reality): Reality/Existence is every substance, action, relationship, and attribute which is, was, or ever will be.
15. Definition of compulsory: Depending on or produced by compulsion; compelled, forced, enforced, obligatory. In special collocations, as compulsory education. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
16. Definition of volition: An act of willing or resolving; a decision or choice made after due consideration or deliberation; a resolution or determination. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
17. Definition of irrationality: The quality of being devoid of reason. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
18. Definition of sophism: A specious but fallacious argument, either used deliberately in order to deceive or mislead, or employed as a means of displaying ingenuity in reasoning. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
19. Definition of solipsism: The view or theory that self is the only object of real knowledge or the only thing really existent. Also, = egoism 1, and in weakened sense. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
20. Definition of fallacy: Deception, guile, trickery; a deception, trick; a false statement, a lie. Deceitfulness (obs.). b.2.b Deceptiveness, aptness to mislead, unreliability. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
21. Definition of belief: The mental action, condition, or habit, of trusting to or confiding in a person or thing; trust, dependence, reliance, confidence, faith. Const. in (to, of obs.) a person. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
22. Definition of occult: Hidden (from sight); concealed (by something interposed); not exposed to view. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
23. Definition of education: Education: to bring out, to extract, to produce from a state of occultation (Johnson’s Dictionary, 1854); from the Latin verb educo, to lead or draw out.
24. The Trivium (on Wikipedia)
27. Definition of Religion: 3a. Action or conduct indicating a belief in, reverence for, and desire to please, a divine ruling power; the exercise or practice of rites or observances implying this. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
28. Listing of Logical Fallacies (under the top menu “Trivium” entry)
29. Ad baculum fallacy: (Latin for argument to the cudgel or appeal to the stick), also known as appeal to force, is an argument where force, coercion, or the threat of force, is given as a justification for a conclusion. It is a specific case of the negative form of an argument to the consequences.
30. Deepest Secrets of Secret Societies
31. Fallacy of the Neglected Aspect(s): to present evidence in support of one side of an issue to the exclusion of relevant evidence to the contrary. The withholding of evidence hostile to the conclusion at hand may be malicious and intentional or due to unawareness.
32. Definition of chanting: The action of the verb chant; singing, musical recitation, etc. (In early usage, also: Incantation, enchantment.) (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
33. Definition of psittacism: The mechanical repetition of previously received ideas or images that reflects neither true reasoning nor feeling; repetition of words or phrases parrot-fashion, without reflection, automatically. Hence ˈpsittacist; psittaˈcistically adv. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
34. Gatto: Daughters of the Barons of Runnemede (Chapter 12)
35. Antony Sutton: America’s Secret Establishment: An Introduction to Skull and Bones
36. Charlotte Iserbyt: The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America
37. The Brain Model Organizational Software @ Tragedy and Hope
39. Larken Rose: The Most Dangerous Superstition (a must-read)
40. Herbert Spencer (on Wikipedia)
41. Social Darwinism (on Wikipedia)
42. Eugenics (on Wikipedia)
43. Beatrice Webb (on Wikipedia)
44. Sun Tzu (on Wikipedia)
45. Machiavelli (on Wikipedia)
46. Von Clausewitz (on Wikipedia)
47. American History Association (on Wikipedia)
48. Fabius Maximus (on Wikipedia)
49. Fabian Socialism (on Wikipedia)
50. Definition of predator: An animal that preys upon another. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
51. Edward R. Pease: “ History of the Fabian Society”
52. Justified Sinning: the belief without evidence, of illusions, and portraying fiction as fact; as a function of some underlying irrationality (i.e. authority has given them permission to rule over others and violate volition)
53. “Babylonian Woe” by David Astle
54. “The Republic” by Plato (on Wikipedia)
55. “Sic Itur Ad Astra” by Dr. Andrew Galambos
56. Fallacy of Argument from Authority (on Wikipedia)
57. Immanuel Kant (on Wikipedia)
58. The Fallacy of the Stolen Concept: The “stolen concept” fallacy, first identified by Ayn Rand, is the fallacy of using a concept while denying the validity of its genetic roots, i.e., of an earlier concept(s) on which it logically depends.
59. Argument (on Wikipedia)
60. Collectivism: The sacrifice of the individual rights as the function of powering the State.
61. Definition of democide: death by government
62. Definition of dialectic (logic): the process of asking substantial questions and finding valid answers which eliminates contradiction and ascertains identity, also known as “thinking”, this is the use of ratios to compare and contrast which creates rational and reasonable clarity in the mind.
63. “Against Schooling” by John Taylor Gatto, published by Harpers Magazine
64. “On Sophistical Refutations” by Aristotle
65. Colin Powell’s speech to the United Nations, genesis of the 2nd invasion of Iraq in 2003
66. Socrates (on Wikipedia)
67. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (on Wikipedia)
68. Definition of conspiracy: The action of conspiring; combination of persons for an evil or unlawful purpose. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
69. Definition of “Conspiracy Theory”: “Additions 1997 Add: 4.4 Special Combs. conspiracy theory, the theory that an event or phenomenon occurs as a result of a conspiracy between interested parties; spec. a belief that some covert but influential agency (typically political in motivation and oppressive in intent) is responsible for an unexplained event; so conspiracy theorist. “ (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
70. Definition of Psittacism: The mechanical repetition of previously received ideas or images that reflects neither true reasoning nor feeling; repetition of words or phrases parrot-fashion, without reflection, automatically. (source: The Oxford English Dictionary)
71. The Mathematical Theory of Communication by Claude Shannon (on Wikipedia)
72. Autodidactic (on Wikipedia)
73. Didactic (on Wikipedia)
74. Thinking = non-contradictory identification = Logic
75. Appeal to Laughter/Ridicule fallacy (on Wikipedia)
76. Definition of diffidence: Want of confidence or faith; mistrust, distrust, misgiving, doubt. (source: Oxford English Dictionary); opposite of confidence
77. Fallacy of Argument from Authority (on Wikipedia)
78. Religare: to tie back, to bind, to prevent from growing
79. Amptssprache fallacy
80. Definition of naïve: Natural, unaffected, simple, artless. (source: Oxford English Dictionary)
81. Would you like to Know More?
82. Corbett Report Interview 475: Curing Statism with Stefan Molyneux
83. FreeDomainRadio 669: Dr. No – Friend or Foe by Stefan Molyneux
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The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto (2012) a journey into the dark heart of public schooling, revealing how America became incoherent, one student at a time.
Navigating Netflix (2011) our video series wherein we conduct a critical analysis of films you might have missed; Navigating Netflix is available for free on YouTube.
"Memories of a Political Prisoner", an interview with Professor Chengiah Ragaven, graduate of Oxford, Cambridge, and Sussex; AFTER he was a political prisoner, who was exiled from South Africa, during Apartheid. (2011)
What You've Been Missing! (2011) is our video series focusing in on the history of corruption in our public education system.
Top Documentary Films dot com: Hijacking Humanity by Paul Verge (2006)
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