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Link: On myths about education

VoiceOfRa          18 December 2015 06:41 PM

Sarah Hoyt on the various myths implicit in Bernie Sander's twit: "At the end of the day, providing a path to go to college is a helluva lot cheaper than putting people on a path to jail."

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is4junk 18 December 2015 10:34 PM

The education myth is just a branch of the blank slate myth. The left won't even consider it - even people that consider themselves model rationalist say things like "too horrible to contemplate" when shown evidence that the blank slate is a myth.

So once the leftist believes in the blank slate myth then they have to believe that education and parenting are the major things shaping a person's mind. Behavior problems like criminality and violence must be due to the environment.