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Zappa on School 

Schools train people to be ignorant with style. As long as you are just smart enough to do a job, and just dumb enough to swallow what they feed you, you're going to be alright. Interestingly, I think this introduces something rather sophisticated. In order to learn how to do this, one would have to …

Posted 35 months ago by Chris Moffett

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Education: Outside In 

Could we imagine that the intersection of the Prairie School of architecture and progressive education marks a particular strategy of reworking the the urban topology? In it's rejection of neo-classical ornament and scale--school as urban citadel--we might see not simply a ruthless break with history, but an attempt to draw to the surface a perennial …

Posted 47 months ago by Chris Moffett

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Education Defined 

Education— To applaud, to exalt revolt in all its forms, and more particularly that of child against its own family;...to pride oneself on having personally broken some shackles.... Enough of this complicity in degradation which welds the generations, one with another; enough of tacit understandings, of shameful solutions, of a rendezvous fixed for ultimate ruination. …

Posted 48 months ago by Chris Moffett

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