The second document, the gigantic Behavioral Science Teacher
Education Project, outlined teaching reforms to be forced on the
country after 1967. If you ever want to hunt this thing down, it
bears the U.S. Office of Education Contract Number
OEC-0-9-320424-4042 (B10). The document sets out clearly the
intentions of its creators—nothing less than “impersonal
manipulation” through schooling of a future America in which “few
will be able to maintain control over their opinions,” an America
in which “each individual receives at birth a multi-purpose
identification number” which enables employers and other
controllers to keep track of underlings and to expose them to direct
or subliminal influence when necessary. Readers learned that
“chemical experimentation” on minors would be normal procedure in
this post-1967 world, a pointed foreshadowing of the massive Ritalin
interventions which now accompany the practice of forced schooling.
Democracy Put To The Sword, part of Chapter 2 of The Underground
History of American Education
I came across this link not as research for my poor attempt at a novel, but because I have an
interest in just how bad our educational system is, but I didn't realize
just blatently manipulative it is. And it's just one more depressing data
point to add to the every growing list of depressing trends in society.
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