Chomsky on the Purpose of Education

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If you can take a few minutes out of your day, find a quiet place and watch this interview with Noam Chomsky on education. Key quote:

The first kind of education is related to the Enlightenment  - highest goal in life to inquire and create; search the riches of the past; try to internalize ;  carry the quest  ---  help people how to learn on their own; it's you the learner;  it's up to you what you will master.

The second kind of education is related to Indoctrination - from childhood young people have to be placed into a framework where they will follow orders that are quite explicit.