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 An Intimate Investigation into The Prison of Modern Schooling
 Reading by Lyn Gerry and Robin Upton. Text by John Taylor Gatto
 Unwelcome Guests Collective  
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A large book by John Taylor Gatto, 9 years in the writing, telling the previously untold story of schooling as not an altruistic enterprise of enlightened men to benefit their fellow man, but an effort by rich industrialists and eugenicists to preserve the hierarchical systems on which they were dependent. Mass compusion schooling, as Gatto documents in this painstakingly researched volume were intended from the outset as tools to "dumb down" their victims first for the purpose of making them willing conscripts in armies, later to a life of gloomy servitude in factories. In spite of selling over 500,000 copies based only on word of mouth recommendation (no advertising), its theme is so confronting that it has been largely ignored by commercial media.
Most of the book was broadcast in episodes 315-372 of Unwelcome Guests. The remaining sections were read by Robin Upton.

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23:52:59 English 2011-03-21
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The Way It Used To Be  02:00:43  64Kbps mp3
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An Angry Look at Modern Schooling  00:50:37  64Kbps mp3
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Eyeless in Gaza  01:40:06  64Kbps mp3
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I Quit, I Think  01:06:49  64Kbps mp3
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True Believers and The Unspeakable Chautauqua  01:39:18  64Kbps mp3
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The Lure of Utopia  01:04:48  64Kbps mp3
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The Prussian Connection  00:56:35  64Kbps mp3
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A Coal-Fired Dream World  01:47:33  64Kbps mp3
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The Cult Of Scientific Management  01:32:13  64Kbps mp3
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10  My Green River  01:25:31  64Kbps mp3
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11  The Crunch  01:09:49  64Kbps mp3
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12  The Daughters of The Barons Of Runymede  01:21:40  64Kbps mp3
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13  The Empty Child  01:45:07  64Kbps mp3
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14  Absolute Absolution  01:06:57  64Kbps mp3
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15  The Psychopathology of Everyday Schooling  00:47:00  64Kbps mp3
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16  A Conspiracy Against Ourselves  00:56:55  64Kbps mp3
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17  The Politics of Schooling  02:00:32  64Kbps mp3
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18  Breaking Out of The Trap  01:55:34  64Kbps mp3
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19  Prologue  00:45:12  64Kbps mp3
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