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Revisiting John Taylor Gatto: “How public education cripples our kids, and why”

Who is John Taylor Gatto?

John Taylor Gatto (December 15, 1935 – October 25, 2018) was an American author and school teacher. After teaching for nearly 30 years he authored several books on modern education, criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences. He is best known for his books Dumbing Us Down: the Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling, and The Underground History of American Education: A Schoolteacher’s Intimate Investigation Into the Problem of Modern Schooling.” (1)

John Taylor Gatto had received New York State and New York City Teacher of the Year. (2)

“I’ve noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my thirty years of teaching: schools and schooling are increasingly irrelevant to the great enterprises of the planet. No one believes anymore that scientists are trained in science classes or politicians in civics classes or poets in English classes. The truth is that schools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders. This is a great mystery to me because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides and administrators, but the abstract logic of the institution overwhelms their individual contributions. Although teachers do care and do work very, very hard, the institution is psychopathic — it has no conscience. It rings a bell and the young man in the middle of writing a poem must close his notebook and move to a different cell where he must memorize that humans and monkeys derive from a common ancestor.” (3)

During his career as a teacher. I think it would be safe to say he is a credible source to understand and comprehend the system we call public education. He was on the front lines in the Class (Part 1 & Part 2) and Culture Warfare (Part 1Part 2Part 3, & Part 4). John would be able detail and warn Americans about the ideology and the programming being done by social engineering and Psychological-Conditioning (Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3) on our children.

What’s gotten in the way of education in the United States is a theory of social engineering that says there is ONE RIGHT WAY to proceed with growing up.” (3)

John Taylor Gatto would be considered a whistleblower:

“A whistleblower . . . is a person, often an employee, who reveals information about activity within a private or public organization that is deemed illegal, immoral, illicit, unsafe or fraudulent. Whistleblowers can use a variety of internal or external channels to communicate information or allegations.” (4)

He uncovers un-American ideas being taught in the public schools, being masqueraded as Education, which is nothing more than dumbing down Americans one generation at a time as a sliding scale as it is getting exponentially worse over time.

The Leftists, Revolutionaries (Part 1 & Part 2), and political class (some ignorant and others knowingly) are involved in coup d’état to re-introduce refeudalization into America and the world (Tyranny).

Also known as The 21st Century Fascism.

The school system is the key to this coup d’etat takeover of America. The enemy controls the school system.


“The bottom line is our enemies are in control of the schools. So there is no fix. I know you don’t want to hear that, because I don’t want to hear that, but it is true. They want our kids to be useful idiots. They want them to be dependent on the state. That’s the goal of the whole thing. So they will repackage, rename, rebrand the same old thing over and over again. It is intentionally going downhill. We have to grasp this. It is purposeful.” (5)

“We legitimize them by acting like they just don’t have a good idea and we have a better one. They know exactly what they are doing. They want to create a new world man that is dependent on government for his very existence.” (5)

“So to even talk about Common Core, debating its good points or bad points is playing into their plan of side tracking all of our energies and efforts on a dead end road.” (5)

“Even without Common Core, the schools are completely bankrupt and destroying our children. We have seen a decline for 70 straight years without any interruption. As long as the government has a monopoly in education, we will keep getting what we have.” (5)

“The end result is to make our children and those educated under this influence to make them unfit to govern themselves.” — Dr. Alan Keyes (5)

Here is a projection of the voter base from 1980 to 2036.








What is the significance between a liberal and a conservative?


“There is National divide between the people and the permanent political class. . . . the phenomenon scholars talk about refeudalization. . . . but it’s an easy concept. . . . It’s a term that captures the notion that more money and powers being amassed in the the hands of fewer and fewer people. . . . Than “ever before”. Very comparable to like we had the caste system and the feudal medieval feudal era.” (7)

This Fabian Socialist Society (8) and their coalition of men, women, government, organizations, and corporations who have the gradual ideology of wanting to “create a new world man that is dependent on government for his very existence” that has been declining for over “70 straight years without any interruption.” (5)

“The early Fabians rejected the revolutionary doctrines of Marxism, recommending instead a gradual transition to a socialist society. The most-influential early Fabian theorists included George Bernard Shaw and Graham Wallas as well as Sidney and Beatrice Webb, who would remain prominent thinkers in the movement.” (9)

The “gradual transition to a socialist society,” brings the image of the boiling frog analogy to one’s mind. The gradual process is a seed in many concepts, terms and dynamics of life from education to taxes (10). Which helps funnel even the local political class of feudal lords on county and city level along with state and federal as well.

Gradualism, from the Latin gradus (“step”), is a hypothesis, a theory or a tenet assuming that change comes about gradually or that variation is gradual in nature and happens over time as opposed to in large steps. (11)

We are being pushed, boiled and nudged towards tyranny one-step at a time on a sliding scale to lose our liberty as each generation passes away others graduate from high school and college and replace that generation more socialistic than the one before.

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.” (12)

There are three points from the Facebook post:

1 – It’s not intended to be a post in regards to Trump per se.

2 – The person posting it, shows how liberal they are in regards to the desire to strip away old people’s (65 and older) ability to vote, due to their own ignorance, bias and prejudice to push their limited view.

3 – It is to show the age group connected to the conservatives vs liberals.

It shows the correlation to the projection from 1980 to 2036 and the creation of the new man reliant on the government, unable to govern themselves by being a pawn and cog in the gradual con-game happening to America to dumb every succeeding generation into into a dumber state. The liberal’s don’t realize, they are signing their own enslavement and possibly death warrant in the future. (14)

“We must wake up to what our schools really are: laboratories of experimentation on young minds, drill centers for the habits and attitudes that corporate society demands. Mandatory education serves children only incidentally; its real purpose is to turn them into servants.” (2)

(1) John Taylor Gatto

(2) How public education cripples our kids, and why by John Taylor Gatto

(3) Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

(4) Whistleblower

(5) Agenda 2

(6) Conservative vs. Liberal

(7) Liberty or Tyranny

(8) Fabian Society

(9) Fabianism socialist movement

(10) The Tax Man Cometh to Iron County on Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

(11) Gradualism

(12) Ronald Reagan

(13) Facebook Post

(14) How Do You Kill 11 Million People?


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