Quotes / Assimilation Academy

"Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction."

"We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teacher, leave them kids alone
Hey! Teacher! Leave them kids alone!"

"Your son marches to the beat of a different drummer, comma, but don't worry we will have him joining the parade by the end of the term."
A report card received by the son of Harry Chapin's secretary

"Flowers are red young man, and green leaves are green. There's no need to see flowers any other way than the way they always have been seen."
Harry Chapin, Flowers Are Red

"Today for show and tell, I've brought a tiny marvel of nature: a single snowflake. I think we all might learn a lesson from how this utterly unique and exquisite crystal turns into an ordinary, boring molecule of water, just like every other one, when brought into the classroom. And now while the analogy sinks in, I'll be leaving you drips and going outside."
Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes

"Schooling in English in translation to Russian is “shkolenie”, in the Russian language there is the word “schooled”. And all this linguistic nest does not mean “learning” at all and even does not mean “education”, but means “training”. “Training” is exactly what it is and if in the Russian version the foreign “school” that changed into “shkola” does not remind of anything daily, then in English every time that it is employed, unequivocally and in no uncertain terms it cries about “training”. It is worth mentioning that the same “schooling” is mentioned also in relation to the training of horses and dogs. Going back to the real meaning of the word it is easier to understand the essence of the institution proper. Education, training in school comes before the acquisition of knowledge. The goal of schooling is to break the natural instincts of the human being, to break his natural aggression, to suppress it totally. It is not without reason that in all without exception countries, schools always used corporate punishments still some half a hundred years back. School is intended as a repressive institution. It has to be put in the same rank after a coma, before the prison. It is a misunderstanding that school is put in the same rank as libraries and museums and teachers are written a coma after the doctors, they should be put before the supervisors and the top dogs. The fact that school like many governmental institutions has become decrepit, changed, became covered with boring dust should not hide its repressive character. Even today’s crumbling school is doing its job."
— Eduard Limonov
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