PLEASE READ THIS BOOK

John Taylor Gatto strikes again!  Just found his new book, Weapons of Mass Instruction, in the library.   We homeschooled for 12 wonderful, happy years, and he was one of our heroes!  The man is a mensch.  It’s great to read in print what you know in your heart.  Government, government, government … you gotta love it.  It’s efficient, trustworthy, ethical, always looking out for us,  and educating our children with great new government ideas.  Have any of you read Brave New World, 1984, or Fahrenheit 451?

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ABOUT ME: Catholic, Wife, Mom, Artist, Researcher, Baker, Cat- Herder, New Englander. I love designing needlework, especially samplers with specialty stitches, applique & quilting, painting, photographing, reading, writing, baking, fabric and floss collecting. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE COLORS: bluish-purples and greens. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE ANIMALS: Cats ~ you don't have to walk them, and they purr. I've also loved my share of dogs. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MUSIC: Instrumental ~ flute, piano, Smetana's Moldau ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE MOVIES: Pride & Prejudice with Ehle and Firth. No other versions need apply. Waking Ned Devine, Happy endings only. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE BOOKS: A Tale of Two Cities, Pride and Prejudice, mysteries, romance, classics, non-fiction. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE CLOTHES: Worn blue jeans, turtlenecks, T-shirts, and hoodies. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE TV SHOWS: Book Notes, some History Channel, Fox News, The Science Channel, some The Real Housewives of ... , Doc Martin, some Masterpiece Theater, some TED talks. ~*~*~*~* FAVORITE THINGS 2 DO: Read a good book during a rain or snow storm. Stitch or paint in beautiful light. Talk in bed with my husband late at night and then go for an early breakfast... ie, have his total undivided attention, and luxuriate in it. Talk with our son without cell phones, ipods, etc at a family meal. Go to lunch with a friend and laugh till our sides hurt. Browse in a good library or bookstore. Go to the theater when both the play and the seats are good. Stay home and do absolutely nothing. Read on my Kindle! *~*~*~* ETHNICITY: Mixed-American Mutt of Irish (97%), Welsh, and many other slivers of ethnicity.

Posted on October 27, 2009, in America!, Controllable population, Dumbing down children, Education, Government, Great book, History, Much like 1984, Much like Brave New World, Wake Up. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. 1984 and Fahrenheit 451 are in my collection of books, I read them and saw the movies too long ago, maybe it’s time to do it again! Ciao.

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