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Why Does School Not Teach Us About Money?

Why on earth does school not teach us about money? It's like we're thrown into this system that's supposed to prepare us for adulthood, yet we're left in the dark when it comes to one of the most crucial aspects of life – managing our finances.

John Taylor Gatto, a brilliant mind in the realm of education, once peeled back the layers to reveal the true purpose of schools. He believed that schools weren't designed to empower individuals but rather to mold them into obedient workers, primed for the workforce. It's a bleak reality to swallow, but one that resonates deeply with many of us who feel suffocated by the system.

So, circling back to the burning question – why does school not teach us about money? Perhaps because it's not in the interest of the system to empower us with financial literacy. After all, an informed populace might start questioning the status quo.

There's probably more to it than that...


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Posted in: Blog, Commentary, Questions on February 21, 2024 @ 7:32 PM

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