It is quite disappointing and disgusting how the educational system connects to the children and parents of today. I do not intend to blame the teachers for this current grotesque observation. I know and have met some fine educators whose passion for their craft is truly worthy of praise. It is the system, however, that has led these educators to brainwash the minds of the very children they have ever so desired to educate.
Harsh as it may seem, the education that has been fed to us is nothing but a conditioning of the mind towards to dehumanization of every single individual in this planet. We have given the next generation and heirloom of hogwash and lies skillfully webbed and hidden from all of us that some of us have willingly accepted it as truth. How so? Let us visit what education has actually taught us and what we are allowing our children to be taught.
For almost a millennium now we have been made to accept that the map as we see today is actually the cartographic representation of the how the continental land masses look like. We take it as gospel truth, since this is what we have been fed with as students (I think our teachers have been misled growing up believing the same thing). However, unknown to most of us, this is not how the world looks.
The map above, called the Mercator map, that is currently printed and used in classrooms today dates back to 1569. Our children are being taught archaic knowledge, if we are basing geography on a 1596 map, are we not?
Well then, for a fair argument, most of us really do not challenge the status quo. Either because we simply do not care or are totally oblivious to the fact that there is a new map charted and it has been accepted by the scientific community as accurate.
This new map was crafted to correct the errors of the 1596 map spread and taught in schools today. If you look at the map currently in circulation, Greenland would appear to be the same size as Africa. If you are not convinced take a look at any map you see. That is just wrong. Africa, in reality, is fourteen times much larger than Greenland.
The map that we see above is the accepted correct representation of the land masses presented on 1974 and printed on 1983 as charted by Dr. Arno Peters. Would it be not better to teach something up-to-date in schools? Well, there is a reason why this map is not taught in school. One reason is that it has become convenient, psychologically and practically, through the eras of colonial domination when most colonial powers were European. It suited them to maintain an image of the world with Europe at the center looking much larger than it really is. (http://www.petersmap.com/page3.html)( http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2596783/Why-world-map-youre-looking-WRONG-Africa-China-Mexico-distorted-despite-access-accurate-satellite-data.html)
We have been taught wrongly and our kids are also being taught wrongly. Where has science gone, if we only settle down teaching false representation to our children? Shouldn’t Science be the systematic and accurate search for knowledge?
When taught at school, we are made to understand the Evolution is a theory, because we are still in the process of proving it. This is acceptable since rationally anything that is currently still being proven is still considered a theory. What is quite baffling though, is that when Creation is taught in some schools, it is taught as a fact.
I mean what proof do we have that we were created by some God? Truth be said, we are no closer at finding proof of us being created compared to us stemming from a single celled organism to a more complex one. At least for the latter we have visual and scientific evidence, tangible specimens that may lead us one day to finalizing the theory towards and accepted truth. When it come to Genesis, even some archaeologist and biblical scholars would tell us that we have yet to find a physical proof.
And, NO, we can never accord our existence towards faith, because if we were indeed created by a loving and benevolent creator, we would not have had all the social ills we have today. If we came from one human race how come there are some genetic diseases only inherent to one race? Like the Ashkenazi disease which only manifests in Jews or the Tay-Sachs disease only manifesting in Eastern Europeans? If we had one father Adam, should we not all have the same genetic susceptibilities? I guess, educators and schools, regardless of the religious backing should take a step back and not be too audacious as to teach the Bible’s record of Creation as a universal truth until they can present truths to the claims presented in the Bible, much less the questions we posed.
I am from the Philippines so I am going to talk about the historical inaccuracies we allow our kids to be fed. On an old five peso bill, we see Emilio Aguinaldo (the first president of the first Philippine Republic) raising the Philippine flag as he reads the declaration of independence. This has been an accepted fact and also taught in school.
This is not really accurate. According to mainstream history, while Emilio Aguinaldo was reading the Declaration of Independence he was also waving the Philippine Flag.
Come on, everyone, how can you wave a flag so heavy while reading a document and reading as you have been led to believe?
Nick Joaquin, a renowned author and National Artist, wrote extensively about the brainwashing inaccuracies in our history being taught in the educational system, yet none from the government sector in charge of education and the historical societies we have, even bothered considering the truth and changing the lies the have is being allowed to be taught to the “future of the motherland”.
Education has become nothing, but a commodity sold at a very commercial rate for private schools. For public schools, it has been nothing, but a formality.
Today education has become nothing, but a mere display of parents showing off for birthday parties at school. Some parents clothe children with expensively woven garbs for plays, dances and cultural shows of which the significance and value is not even taught to their kids. Everything has become a show of pride. The ludicrous expense parents spend for schooling does not equate to education.
Education has taken a fall. It has become nothing, but a tool to make our kids conform to social norms and be afraid to dream and dare to be different. It has only secluded children to the realities of life, rendered them malleable and gullible to the whims of society—this is the primary reason why the Philippines has been stuck in the rut it has found itself in for decades.
We have so many professionals, very few with jobs. Why? Because the system has taught nothing but empty lectures that do not even contain the whole truth. Because the system teaches values they do not live by and because we allow our educational system to be a dysfunctional shameful fiasco of hogwash.
WAKE UP! QUIT ALLOWING YOUR CHILDREN TO BE BRAINWASHED.