The Origins of the American Public Education System: Horace Mann & the Prussian Model of Obedience

  • Опубликовано: 30 июл 2013
  • The American Public Education System was directly imported from Prussia (modern day Germany). This model of "free and compulsory" education was designed by the Prussian Emperor, in order to generate obedient workers and soldiers who would not question his authority.
    In the 1830's, American Lawmaker Horace Mann visited Prussia and researched its education methodology. He was infatuated with the emperor's method of eliminating free thought from his subjects and designed an education system for Massachusetts directly based on these concepts. The movement then quickly spread nationally.
    Horace Mann said, "The State is the father of children." Do you want your children growing up in total submission to the State?
    Credit goes to Brendan Conway-Smith and Eve Zarifa

Комментарии • 238

  • Dawn
    Dawn 13 дней назад

    All school districts should be sued. I cannot WAIT until the American People start suing and pressing criminal charges against these agents, for they are the front line foot soldiers for the bankers, IMF vatican running this pyramid scheme against us.

  • Troy Barnett
    Troy Barnett 17 дней назад

    That was pretty good -- except for the misue of "that begs the question." What you meant to say is, "that invites the question" or "that leads to the question."

  • A Troll
    A Troll 18 дней назад

    School isn't education. It's a system used to destroy our free will so that we are mindless slaves and doing only what is told of us.

    CREATIVESWITCH Месяц назад

    music from the Animatrix?

  • ThatFancyMoos
    ThatFancyMoos Месяц назад

    When they tell me it's time to take sex education class they will be rewarded with their first punch in the nose

  • LRRPFco52
    LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

    One of the worst things you can possible do as a parent or legal guardian is send your kids off to public school. Montessori ruined any chances they had of breaking me, but they still had a major effect on me via social conditioning, but it always stuck out to me how broken the classroom physical model was, as well as the interpersonal dynamics between peers, junior school mates, and teachers. The only worse human conditions I have observed on earth have been in war.

  • Joseph Prouse
    Joseph Prouse Месяц назад

    Who is yohan fitch

  • Cameron Morss
    Cameron Morss 2 месяца назад +3

    Horace Mann is the worst person on the planet

  • Book of Terra
    Book of Terra 3 месяца назад +1

    PhD = Prussian hoes degree

  • Troy O'Fallon
    Troy O'Fallon 3 месяца назад

    What are we setting ourselves up for? Trump? or later, worse than Trump?

  • 9764312580 t
    9764312580 t 4 месяца назад +1

    Can we get one more like to reach 1k.

  • cfcreative
    cfcreative 4 месяца назад +1

    There is a Horace Mann school in NY that charges 48000 a year...?

  • catlover6868
    catlover6868 5 месяцев назад

    excellent info. thanks

  • UNI
    UNI 5 месяцев назад

    Grunch of Giants
    Book by Buckminster Fuller

  • Christ In You
    Christ In You 5 месяцев назад +1

    great video!!!!!!!!!

  • Omar
    Omar 5 месяцев назад +5

    I get anxiety knowing how deeply schools programmed me. I wonder without schools programng who I would have become? I am a 35 year old COG in this evil unnatural capitalistic civilization

    • Omar
      Omar 5 месяцев назад

      I just finished watching a documentary about how the holocaust was a hoax and how Hitler was actually a good man but the Jew owned media is always brainwashing us about Hitler.

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      Gross Universal Cash Heist
      Most if not All of what is currently going on now is answered by Bucky Fuller.
      Currently Reading Critical Path
      which goes further in Depth on History of Humanity
      Banking-Educational-Land ownership-Religious Systems Ect...
      [Heavy Content]

    • Omar
      Omar 5 месяцев назад

      Grunch of Giants? I have not read that. I will investigate what it's about. Thank.

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      @ 35 one has more experience.
      We are sure you understand this by now
      Utilize everything as a Lesson or an Opportunity.
      Have you Read
      Grunch of Giants
      Book by Buckminster Fuller?

  • Armand Breck
    Armand Breck 6 месяцев назад +1

    This person's, (anarchist?), ingorance of German history and German culture is profound. Before public education in Europe, there was only the Catholic Church that ran schools. The Prussian system was highly efficient. Germany was the first country in the world to achieve over 90% literacy. They did this around 1899. Nothing liberates and empowers a citizendry better than universal literacy. The German system carefully screened students by their aptitude, and encouraged gifted students to go on to higher education or technical training. Germany wanted to foster science and technology, and that is exactly what it did. Educators in Germany were aware that you cannot force any student to learn; that only self motivated students learn. The job of the teacher was to present the information, and it was up to the student then to do the study and homework. In the German system, homework was half the learning and evaluation process. Some of the greatest inventions, and technical innovations came out of the Germany of the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as important political and philosphical works. German students were not autamotons, they were independant thinkers and innovators of the very best quality in their time.

    MISHKA ARTICLE ABOUT FOX 6 месяцев назад

    Pretty good vid. Expect the end. Kinda out of no where

  • Matthew Lucas
    Matthew Lucas 6 месяцев назад

    Great video!

  • Russ Ramey
    Russ Ramey 7 месяцев назад +2

    Sad, how ignorant we have become. Lemmings off the precipace... but many of us are too independent. I got out, but now I wonder about their further success? Critical thinking is NOT being taught.

  • Qnzdipset1
    Qnzdipset1 7 месяцев назад

    what documentary is this clip from?

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      Grunch of Giants
      Book by Buckminster Fuller
      We believe a ton of Questions
      Are clarified in this Book.

  • Debo
    Debo 7 месяцев назад +3

    Get the government out of our schools!

  • siloPIRATE
    siloPIRATE 7 месяцев назад

    What are you setting yourselves up for Charlottesville

  • ibrahim el-chehimi
    ibrahim el-chehimi 9 месяцев назад

    thanks for this information it's good to no

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      ibrahim el-chehimi
      Great Point
      You may know this already:
      Knowledge is Not Power
      It becomes power once we apply what we KNOW!

  • J-Bird Oliver
    J-Bird Oliver 9 месяцев назад +3

    I dropped out in march, I thought I would regret it in some way, I haven't in the slightest. Bidding the system farewell is the best decision I've ever made.

  • Lolliepop
    Lolliepop 9 месяцев назад +15

    And that's why I will homeschool my kids!

    • Dawn
      Dawn 13 дней назад

      Yep- and if you do not already have "kids", you might want to consider not having any. The banking cartel and Vatican running this empire do not want population control- that is another lie they tell us. they NEED a huge population to have enough slaves to live off the backs of and to keep controversy/ division going so the4y can hide behind it. the last thing these parasites want is a small population of aware people.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад +3

      Nobody else's business but the parents and children really. The idea that someone else even has the gaul to dictate to other human beings how they will learn and explore their world is one of the most offensive concepts known to man.

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад +2

      Q: What Will The Criteria Be when Homeschooling The Kids?

  • Armando7654
    Armando7654 10 месяцев назад

    "great" man? LOL
    are you aware how uneducated public school students are? Lying Scum

  • ScareCro
    ScareCro 11 месяцев назад +5

    "Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted." - Vladimir Lenin

  • TELEthruVOXx
    TELEthruVOXx 11 месяцев назад +1

    Boy that Horace Mann was a real jerk

  • Adrian chaconne
    Adrian chaconne 11 месяцев назад

    They are controlling our minds.
    I'm William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them... Scotland is free! William Wallace
    Read more at:

  • Edgar Rodriguez
    Edgar Rodriguez Год назад +2

    And now teachers teach useless crap that we will never use in life , thanks horace mann

  • scythermantis
    scythermantis Год назад +2

    More false-flagging by Jews trying to blame 'evil Nazis' for their own nefarious intentions.
    (((Horace Mann))) was a subversive Kike (not a 'Prussian') who pushed Communist, Globalist ideals (while the Germans were kicking out all the Jews--ever wonder why (((he))) was over here???)
    (((David Coleman))) and (((Jason Zimba))) are two more Kikes trying to push (((Common Core))) years later.
    Never forget that Jews always try to infiltrate and destroy whatever culture they're in!

  • filqpy
    filqpy Год назад +1

    I wanna go back there and steal everything from Horace Mann's life

  • Leah Leigh
    Leah Leigh Год назад +3

    It is not capitalist, but tyrannical. Capitalism is just supply and demand. It works by supplying the demand. If a business does not supply the demand, it fails.

  • ATRStormUnit
    ATRStormUnit Год назад +1

    There is an interesting side note: When talking about education in schools, the German language has a specific word for it - Bildung, which is derived from the word for picture, image, and would translate into something like forming. It means that the child is supposed to form themself (or be formed into, that was an earlier way of thinking) into an adult. The meaning of the word is usually limited to the school system and excludes stuff like life experiences or what you learn from parents.
    English only has the word education to describe all of it.
    So it might be possible that because of this difference in language, some stuff might have been lost in translation when implementing it in the US.
    Also, the map is really incorrect; Prussia de facto took over Germany in 1871. However, before that, most of it consisted of independent small states with no real federal government to speak of.

  • Edward Skrod
    Edward Skrod Год назад

    There was a great book written about this but I forget the author. Anyone recommend? The author was New York teacher of the year....

    • Edward Skrod
      Edward Skrod Год назад +2

      John Taylor Gatto, "Underground History of American Education"

  • Gucci Peng
    Gucci Peng Год назад

    Horace the Horrible

  • sokowa
    sokowa Год назад

    Thanks for this video. The Monitorial System was way better than Mann's primitive, authoritarian model. Mann did such a disservice to so many generations, he's a criminal:
    From Wikipedia on the Monitorial System:
    The Monitorial System was an education method that became popular on a global scale during the early 19th century. This method was also known as "mutual instruction" or the "Bell-Lancaster method" after the British educators Dr Andrew Bell and Joseph Lancaster who both independently developed it. The method was based on the abler pupils being used as 'helpers' to the teacher, passing on the information they had learned to other students.[
    1] The Monitorial System was found very useful by 19th-century educators, as it proved to be a CHEAP way of making primary education more INCLUSIVE, thus making it possible to increase the average class size. Joseph Lancaster's motto for his method was Qui docet, discit -- "He who teaches, learns."
    The Mannian Model:
    In the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and elsewhere, the monitorial method was abandoned in favor of the methods of Horace Mann, using the lecture model of direct instruction delivered to passive students grouped into classes by age, without regard to differences in aptitude. It created more jobs for professional teachers, and was sold as a better way to educate more students to a higher level, but was criticized for reducing the participation of students in educating themselves and one another, and increasing the modeling of behavior on age peers over that of adults.

  • colonists  first
    colonists first Год назад +1

    Prussian education is not an example of the crap in American people and it's daralic!

  • Browser Option
    Browser Option Год назад

    This is so scary, it almost seems like some kind of sci-fi movie plot

    • Tim Kane
      Tim Kane Год назад

      Well it's a bit overwrought. Keep in mind: a 2nd class something is better than a 1st class nothing. In "Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction" (a very short, cheap & easy read & powerfully informative book) Oxford Economic Historian Robert Allen explains that all the prosperous societies of the 20th century (save Britain) were industrialized/made prosperous by a standard industrial policy (mostly authored by Alexander Hamilton in his "Report on Manufactures to Congress in 1791). The Standard Policy had 4 legs: (1) High Tariffs to protect infant industries from British competition; (2) Extensive investments in transportation infrastructure (to create national markets); (3) A National Bank to moderate currency panics & recessions AND to provide credit for infrastructure projects, new industries and expanding businesses. (Those nations that did not have control of national policy, especially as to tariffs, such as India, Indochina, Indonesia and most of Africa, was then held back in economic development.) A Fourth leg was established: mass (near universal) education - mostly on the Prussian model.
      All the countries that achieved these 4 legs in policy extensively in the 19th century became prosperous industrialized countries by 1900. One country implemented Hamilton's 3 legs but failed to implement mass education was Mexico. The white ruling class of Mexico had no interest in providing for the education of the Mestizo and Indian populations. As a result, Mexico imported technology for the factories it created behind the tariff barriers but the spread and use of technology did not occur and died out when the foreign technicians died out or left.
      Some education is better than none and more is better than less. The Prussian system spread because it worked better than whatever else was lying around. Germany implemented The Standard Industrial Policy beginning in 1832 far, far behind Great Britain (at the time of Napoleon, Britain's industrial output exceeded the combined rest of the European continent). By 1900 Germany had pulled even with Britain and was leading in the new cutting edge industries of Chemicals and Electronics. By 1914 (the start of WWII). Germany had pulled ahead of Britain. Neighboring states. Obviously as the Mexican case shows, the wealthy and elites cannot be expected to have interests in the advancement of other class groups at the expense of their own, so it seems reasonable that some influence of the rich might influence the shape of education policy. Mass education coming out of the 18th century was quite an achievement for the their times.
      Additionally, I don't think it is fair to treat nationalism in Germany as something uniquely fostered in Germany after the Napoleonic wars. Before the French Revolution nationalism was largely unknown. Initially the emergence of nationalism with France in conjunction with the French revolution helped impel Revolutionary France to export the French revolution and the Napoleonic Code to neighboring countries. But the result of the wars of the French revolution and Napoleon triggered nationalism all over Europe: in Germany to be sure, but the most famous case of this was in Spain where Spanish nationalist force Napoleon out of the country. After the French Revolution, anywhere there was a national identity there was a demand for self governance. The racist overtones were unfortunate but nationalism in the 19th century was not a strictly German phenomina, nor I suspect was racism. Germany did not fall back into Naziism until after a series of unprecedented disasters: Food riots during the blockade during WWI, the defeat of WWI, the post war recession, the hyperinfaltion of the early 1920, followed by only 4 years of reasonable prosperity before the collapse of Wall Street and the Great Depression that followed which turned out to be one calamity too many for one nation to absorb.
      I'm not advocating on behalf of the Prussian model. I'm just saying it was significantly better than nothing.

  • Kaiden Filmore 3rd
    Kaiden Filmore 3rd Год назад +14

    "Great man" for giving us a prison for kids

  • Videocratic Media
    Videocratic Media Год назад +1

    And the point here is what exactly? Do away with public education and then replace it with what? Universal online diplomas? Home education for all? What was there before the 'Prussian' model was adopted?

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      Americans were much more educated before public schooling than afterwards. Most PhDs can't pass a basic high school geography test from the 1800s. Most college-wrecked people in the US can't use their/there/they're, to/too, know/no, contractions, or basic grammar, let alone use math to solve problems.
      They've become insatiable consumers of entertainment, mass-produced food, clothing, short life cycle electronics, with failed families and a rising misery index....dumber and dumber with each generation, even in the face of the most revolutionary explosion of access to information in the history of mankind.

    • chuck wood
      chuck wood 7 месяцев назад

      seanwilliams78 Sean you are dumb, you don't have a clue what you are talking about.

    • siloPIRATE
      siloPIRATE 7 месяцев назад

      No need to replace it with anything. You can home educate, but then with people having to work you have a problem

    • Fell Man
      Fell Man Год назад

      Oh WOW you're calling me out on something I had a good argument about, well let's analyze how you're calling me out and evaluate it.
      "And you're the PERFECT example of why we good need public schools."
      How so? I went to public school and graduated so I passed the system. I didn't fail so I don't understand the accusation on that alone.
      "You can help create a critical thinking United States by (1) not allowing conservative ideologies in the classroom, as they are opposed to critical thinking and simply want us to memorize tidbits, and (2) not allowing your conservative buddies to steal PUBLIC money for their PRIVATE schools"
      Not allowing conservative ideologies in the classroom? What if students want to be conservative? Who are you to tell them what they can and can't learn? That's how the current system works already! Liberal ideologies are opposed to critical thinking too just like conservative ones are. Both ideologies have you remember tidbits btw.
      No I don't think conservatives should use tax dollars to pay for private school, that I agree with you on. Paying for a business is the customers job NOT the taxpayers' job.
      Sorry for the late reply if google notifications was better I would responded sooner.

    • GenevaPilgrim
      GenevaPilgrim Год назад +7

      Robert, The point is that the Public school system needs a makeover. Students sitting in nice rows of desks watching a teacher write on the blackboard is a system that is failing. Finland is consistently in the top 10 and their school system is vastly different than ours. It encourages creativity and critical thinking. They have shorter school days and spend half the day in a somewhat typical classroom and the other half doing hands on projects and arts. The arts always help kids flourish yet today's public schools spend very little time on arts and encourage sports instead. And sports are good, don't get me wrong, but sports keep you in shape, but they do not exercise the mind. So what do most schools sink the most money into? Sports of course, because healthy bodies make better workers and of course, like I said, health is GOOD, but they use that as an excuse to barely fund the arts at the mass majority of public schools. My son's public school theatre program received less than $2000 for the entire school year to put on a musical and a play and also for props and scripts and things for the acting classes. I volunteer for a local non-profit community theatre. We spend more than that to put on two plays a year, so believe me, $2000 a year is nothing.
      Meanwhile, the Football team received over $10,000 and have multiple coaches and they also make revenue from the concession stand and ticket sales. The choir and the art department received even less than the theatre department.
      So the public school system is obviously broken. The classes that encourage critical thinking like math and science get next to nothing for supplies. My oldest son graduated from public school and he took 3 years of Spanish and can barely speak Spanish yet he got A's all three years. How is that even possible?

  • Family Guy666
    Family Guy666 Год назад +3

    Every Teacher Needs To See This Video

    • chuck wood
      chuck wood 7 месяцев назад

      Family Guy666 they're too busy getting paid too much.. and they know the deal for sure, most are feminists or liberal dusche bags anyways.

  • Milliam Woody
    Milliam Woody Год назад +25

    Mandatory anything, is a terrible idea.

    • The Utopiano Utopioan
      The Utopiano Utopioan 3 месяца назад +1

      Milliam Woody , People must realize that if something is government mandatory, it can't be good

  • horus909
    horus909 Год назад +5

    And yet many parents in Asia send students to America because individual and creative thought is taught much more than their system.

    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад +2

      No their system is meant to teach repitition and people are forced to go.

    • horus909
      horus909 Год назад +3

      Educate yourself moron.

  • Erro
    Erro Год назад +1

    The more that things change, the more they stay the same

  • Al Nevsky
    Al Nevsky Год назад +15

    Interesting perspective that warrants further investigation.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      I've known about this for a long time. John Dewey was able to execute Horace Mann's vision for the US by expanding the terrible abortion to the entire Nation. Read John Dewey's "My Pedagogic Creed".

    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад

      All that needs to be known is known you just have to find the info.

  • Erik Isidoro
    Erik Isidoro Год назад +8

    And now you have Donald Trump, congratz America

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      Donald Trump went to private schools, and all his kids went to prestigious private schools as well. When he was in Wharton Business School, he worked real estate on weekends instead of partying.

    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад

      I am against all forms of federal government.

    • Teddie
      Teddie Год назад

      +saitama Wasn't a hype vid. Actually watch it, clickbait opop.
      I got 15 subs for being a cool random on the youtubes (they're prolly all inactive users).
      And heros for fun are a waste of space. Either get serious or go home kid.

    • saitama
      saitama Год назад

      +Teddie you post a fucking bernie sanders hype video tf you a lame 😂

    • saitama
      saitama Год назад

      +Teddie Bitch atleast i post tf you got 15 subscribers for also im a hero for fun 😂

  • Irma Kmitaite-Smith
    Irma Kmitaite-Smith Год назад +1

    "Begging the question" does not mean that one asks a question. It's a philosophical term that is used to show that one is trying to prove in the conclusion what they already assume to be true in a premise.

  • Duane Hayes
    Duane Hayes 2 года назад +22

    Now go research the origins of the medical industry Hollywood and the entire entertainment industry. And start using your real names! Not using names because you enjoy some anonymity or because you are afraid to stand out, thats a direct result of our schooling system. Be brave!

    • Dawn
      Dawn 13 дней назад +1

      OK- I WILL use my own name... I AM Dawn-Marie; Green, the trustee spirit who dwells within the corporate straw man the bankers named DAWN M. GREEN... I AM the living woman of the land whose straw man body of clay presently dwells in Sandwich Illinois : )
      I am changing it right now because the deep state/ banker/ IMF/ vatican behind this indignation already know exactly who I am and where I dwell because they fuck with my life and finances all the time and have for at least ten years since I refused to let their school drug my son up with pharmies.

    • Peter James
      Peter James Год назад +2

    • Proverbs 18:13
      Proverbs 18:13 Год назад +3

      Do you know of a good place to start researching the origins of the medical industry? A documentry, or a book or something?

    • Al Nevsky
      Al Nevsky Год назад +10

      Sure, bravery can have it's virtues, but it also has its pitfalls. Choose your battles wisely.

    • G Jenkins
      G Jenkins 2 года назад +7

      Be brave. Be who you wish to be. Not what they wish you to be.

  • Rosa Luxembae
    Rosa Luxembae 2 года назад

    Prussia's in Poland now...

    • WagTheDog
      WagTheDog Год назад

      Prussia was most of the northern half of today's Germany plus a good portion of today's western Poland. Wikipedia goes into great detail about the history of Prussia and how it changed over the years until it was abolished in 1945.

    • Paneuropäischer Nationalismus
      Paneuropäischer Nationalismus Год назад

      The original land of Prussia is but the most of the former kingdom of Prussia is in Germany.

  • Adam Skogstrom
    Adam Skogstrom 2 года назад +13

    Stumbled across this while researching for a school project...

    • Duane Hayes
      Duane Hayes 2 года назад +3

      +Adam Skogstrom ha stumble across the origins of the medical industry and Hollywood, youll start to see some interesting patterns.

  • Hughy
    Hughy 2 года назад

    They rived to PRUSSIA ?...., okay, Germany was not unificated since 1870 (Franco-Prussian war). But it is still German Impire.
    If Germany didnt started the WW1 (they didnt started it but that is why i hate France and Italy, for drop to the other side at 1917.. and The stupid Servian), germany still may have the Prussian region, that was divided and gave for Polonia after WW1 and WW2.

    • Rosa Luxembae
      Rosa Luxembae 2 года назад

      +RushCuttle xploits
      France didn't switch sides? But yeah, Russia, Serbia and Austria-Hungary's fault.

  • ronaldpk2000
    ronaldpk2000 2 года назад +2

    The map of Europe shown on this video is misleading. I know it's not the author's fault but most likely of those Americans who had traveled across Europe at the time and were somewhat ignorant. Poland as such didn't exist as a country and therefore the territory named Poland was in fact part of czarist Russia. A map of prewar Poland would have had the Polish Corridor splitting East Prussia from the rest of Germany.

  • Act Free
    Act Free 2 года назад +32

    So this is the reason why we're so far behind. Thanks Horace Mann.

    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад


    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад

      +Act Free no he is right

    • Stefan Alexander
      Stefan Alexander 8 месяцев назад +1

      I think you should speak for yourself. The reason you're behind as well as most americans. America doesn't score the highest because it's a bogus figure akin to the GDP and IQ averages. Most private schools are far superior than the best public schools. Private schools don't compete with public schools in America, they compete with other schools internationally.

    • Gilbert Van Buskirk
      Gilbert Van Buskirk 8 месяцев назад

      Act Free: I don't see how can honestly make the claim education controlled by socialist government are more proficient than anything in a capitalist system with all the major breakthroughs in for-profit online teaching recently. You can literally take a full on Yale college course taught by a Yale college professor in one of those Massive Open Online Courses like Coursera for less than $50 with no government funding on the back end. The only thing that prevents the legitimacy of that method of teaching is the power of the American Association of University Administrators, American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers has over the politicians over curriculum accreditation.

    • Gilbert Van Buskirk
      Gilbert Van Buskirk 8 месяцев назад

      Jmichael Isbell, you would have to bore down on your language. Education falls under the prevue as being the responsibility of the state government. Just because something is not in the Constitution does not mean it is not part of a State's Consitution. It is still education controlled by the "government."

  • jjclifto
    jjclifto 2 года назад +10

    This may help explain why Common Core is so troublesome when combined with US education. If our current system is designed to squash free, and critical, thinking and replace it with blind obedience, then it is no wonder that Common Core -- designed to promote critical thinking and questioning the evidence presented by others -- causes so much friction. You can't put a square peg in a round hole.

  • MikuDeku90
    MikuDeku90 2 года назад +81

    Schooling is designed to turn people into mindless drones and wage slaves. Schooling is designed to turn people into conformists with no creativity or critical thinking skills whatsoever. School is the reason why the Holocaust happened (because the modern schooling system is so good at breeding conformity and obedience to authority, atrocities like the Holocaust are made possible).

    • Jmichael Isbell
      Jmichael Isbell 3 дня назад

      "Some" Schooling, there are all kinds of schools, and systems, and teachers.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      seanwilliams78: You're not involved in education if you're involved in public schooling. The 2 are usually mutually-exclusive. Also, this isn't the origin of the United States. Horace Mann came much later from the foundation of the US, and applied non-US principles and methods to the schooling in Massachusetts. Schooling is a behavioral conditioning and mind-numbing institution specifically designed to create obedient slaves who know to stay in the social class "where they belong".
      The Prussians recognized that they would not be able to control their empire if the people became educated, so they adopted their schooling model to create servile citizens. This was after witnessing the power of people in the American and French Revolutions.
      To qualify my statement about schooling and critical thinking, which you brought up, notice how many students and teachers never receiver courses in critical thinking or Socratic method. Like your fallacy argument, most premises and arguments in the public discourse are fallacious with blatant use of primitive fallacies, such as "As for home schooling...that's the LAST place on the PLANET that anyone would learn how to think critically." "Home schooling is borderline child abuse."
      It seems as if you didn't watch the video.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      MikeDeku90: The US schooling system is the most successful government program ever enacted, especially seeing how they achieved dumbing down of the population to the extent that people in general don't know much about anything, but sure are convinced of a lot of things to the point they will get violent over them.

    • GideonMightyWarrior
      GideonMightyWarrior 9 месяцев назад +9

      I homeschool and I can tell you that is certainly NOT what I teach, and that is certainly not true Christianity. Few people that claim Christ really follow the Bible, therefore it gets one black eye after another. As to homeschooling, you really should visit around and do real research, because you are parroting what you have heard about it. You would be happy to know that people who take on the expense and the work to teach their children for years love their children and want them to have a real education and be able to think critically and have the ability to discern bad propaganda when they see it. I started teaching my daughter critical thinking in the 6th grade. Public school would be child abuse. Regarding interacting with others in the world, have you considered that children in public school are age segregated away from the community in concrete block rooms and trained to do what they are told until a bell rings? Children are literally treated like dogs. Rather Pavlovian. On the other hand, homeschooled children are able to get their learning done in much less time, then go outside and pursue their interests there, or go out in the public regularly amongst people of all ages because they are not first cooped up in school all day, who then have to rush home to do more homework for more hours on end. How is that interacting with the world? I was able to organize and take my children on numerous field trips. They went to the store with me and learned how to conduct transactions. We went to museums and cultural exhibits, the pool, the park . . . the list goes on and on. Where were the public schooled kids? In their concrete cell block being told what to do all day and ask permission to go to the bathroom.

    • t4705mb6
      t4705mb6 9 месяцев назад +4

      The word "holocaust" itself is state propaganda tool similar to the CIA's "conspiracy theorist" moniker pushed in mass media after whistle blowers started spilling the beans about the murders of JFK, RFK and MLK.
      It's all pert of the brainwashing.
      Even people who think they're not susceptible parrot their puppet masters without even realizing it.
      BTW: Few people know that the school system is also incorporated --- a business to profit the criminal wealthy.
      Latin: Corp = "dead" and Oration = speaker.

  • Jordan Jackson
    Jordan Jackson 2 года назад +11

    This video is very decietful. "While Prussian (military) drill in the times before had been about obedience to orders without any leeway, Fichte asked for shaping of the personality of students. The citizens should be made able and willing to use their own minds to achieve higher goals in the framework of a future unified German nation state."
    Fichte was not what you make him out to be, and openly objected the idea or replacing free will and true intellectualism with national loyalty and obedience. Please read about the people in this video and their ideas yourself. If you do not question it, you are not pursuing true education.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      Jordan Jackson: The Prussian aristocracy witnessed massive upheaval in the British and French Empires from classes of people they considered to be inferior and not worthy of influencing policy. They also correctly realized that the security infrastructure of the state was vastly out-numbered, so in order to maintain order, they had to get into the heads of these rising masses who were starting to become literate after widespread adoption of the printing press and the Bible.
      This is the first I've heard of the military angle, but the methods were still the same. In the big picture, the Prussian model made sense for maintaining their system in the face of radical shifts in society, but made absolutely no sense for the United States since we were founded on socio-economic mobility, individual rights, and freedom from central governments dictating a lot of domestic policy that is reserved for the States and the individual.
      Forcing parents to surrender their children for government schooling is about as un-American as you can get when looking at fundamental American principles.

    • DuhHello
      DuhHello Год назад

      Jordan Jackson n

    • Sirena
      Sirena Год назад +1

      It is useless, most people do not know investigate. They conform with the first version that drops them in the hands and they get upset when someone encourages them to investigate.

    • Duane Hayes
      Duane Hayes 2 года назад +1

      +Jordan Jackson either way Jordan, the Prussian model was brought here and as you can tell, was a miserable failure, except there is no sign of change nearly two hundred years later. That's the point.

    • Jordan Jackson
      Jordan Jackson 2 года назад

      Yea, thier premises remain. His intent isnt as the creator of this video portrays. Thats the plot dude.

  • Leslie Borregard
    Leslie Borregard 2 года назад +27

    If only I had a time machine I would send myself back to terminate his ass, and prevent this oppressive bull shit from ever happening!

    • Logan Widmer
      Logan Widmer 11 месяцев назад

      Fair point, and I agree

    • Leslie Borregard
      Leslie Borregard 11 месяцев назад +1

      +Logan Widmer you were implying that correcting past historical mistakes can better our future, well history has now failed us by introducing another upcoming War with North Korea.........some correction huh?.........I guess we've learned absolutely nothing from WW-2!
      But anyways education needs a change and this ignorant brainwashing isn't it, I'm hoping it happens soon!

    • Logan Widmer
      Logan Widmer Год назад

      It has gotta change

    • Leslie Borregard
      Leslie Borregard Год назад +2

      It's gone on for far to long now and still nothing is being done about it. People are quick to point fingers at children's parents when a school shooting occurs, yet they still do nothing about it how many shootings have their been like 4?
      I swear it's like humanity wants to find trouble, and torment because the societies they live in are in the right when it's quite the contrary!
      Education is necessary but not at the cost of losing your freedom to learn.

    • Logan Widmer
      Logan Widmer Год назад

      I would agree with you and do the same, however, we need this to happen. Yes it is a bad part of history, but if it never happens, no one can ever learn from it so to know to not do it again. We can correct these mistakes by planning for the future.

  • MikuDeku90
    MikuDeku90 2 года назад +9

    This is why schooling is a fraud.

  • Dana Webb
    Dana Webb 3 года назад

    Cedric Hall
    that's what Hitler wanted to do and a number of other dictators, give them a good government education. LOL!

  • Paul Davis
    Paul Davis 3 года назад +1

    The documentary, State Of Mind The Psychology of Control talks about this.

  • Russell Spears
    Russell Spears 3 года назад +30

    The harm has already been done..... Turns out the successful student is not really any smarter...just more compliant..... teachers use a long list of techniques to punish and manipulate children who do not comply with the agenda to make them all little compliant patriotic drones for increasing profits in American Corporations.
    God bless the rebellious few who survived compulsory schooling. You may have missed out on some important learning. But you may actually be able to salvage your individuality... .

    • Stefan Alexander
      Stefan Alexander 8 месяцев назад

      Loool bullshit. Have you not listened the video? Corporations are not to be inculpated! It's the government. I bet you're a socialist that instinctively inculpates business for everything. Such a shame

  • Dennis Nowland
    Dennis Nowland 3 года назад +2

    great, i am interested in why such a cultured nation like germany ended up with hitler as its leader. this makes a bit more sense of it all.

    • Russ Ramey
      Russ Ramey 7 месяцев назад

      Dennis Nowland Yes it does, read 'the Proud Tower' same author as 'the guns of August'.

  • L R
    L R 3 года назад +1

    Could you provide sources? Thanks

  • batfly
    batfly 3 года назад +6

    28 NAZIS hate this video.

  • Sean Con
    Sean Con 3 года назад +1

    Prussia (originating in the Dutchy in Prussia) is modern day mostly Poland and east Germany (yes the expanded in the other parts, but Prussia =/= germany)
    Since 1538, there are schools in Germany which would prepare them for university : these are called Gymnasiums. This is officially intrduced in (then still existing) Prussia in 1810 i think.
    What i get form this video is "German schols -------> teach authority --------> agrees to stereotypes ----------> everyone happy".
    Please do a better research next time.

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      Have you Read
      Grunch of Giants
      by Buckminster Fuller?

    • username
      username 3 года назад
      Was this really that hard?

    • Robert J.
      Robert J. 3 года назад

      Some of the links you can find regarding American education and Prussia school system: (look at: Horace Mann and Realized Education Reform)

    • lanz0r4tehwin
      lanz0r4tehwin 3 года назад +1

      Agreed. Also continues to refer to the country as "Prussia" post 1871 when it had reformed into the German Empire. This is just grasping at straws for another conspiracy. Maybe the adopted the Prussian model because, it was the first model to be set into place by a wealthy largely population country and had a proven track record and was likely a huge boon to the Prussian and other German states economies.
      Or it was just a sinister plot to undermine the youth of America.

  • batfly
    batfly 3 года назад +3

    At least 6 billion more people need to see this video.

  • Ryan Strauchon
    Ryan Strauchon 3 года назад

    what are your sources?

    • batfly
      batfly 3 года назад

      Brendan Conway-Smith and Eve Zarifa

  • abhinav maharia
    abhinav maharia 3 года назад +19

    Grt job done fantastic research done....a very thought provoking documentary hats off for that
    thinking that even today also most of the countries following the same model..... but done in a neatly manner....& that's the reason why we are getting less leaders & more working or service class people

  • Tarnseele
    Tarnseele 3 года назад

    It's pronounced fick-tuh. It's time to grow out of the world war 2 propaganda people. It's 2014.

    • Duane Hayes
      Duane Hayes 2 года назад

      +Tarnseele ya? do you still have a t.v? lead by example Tarnseele

  • Rusty Packard
    Rusty Packard 3 года назад

    got almost to the two minute mark... wow . Prussian is a foul word in your mouth...

    • laswan s.
      laswan s. 2 года назад

      +Chastity Taylor Do you know anyone who teaches true history? No. Unless you home school and dig your own research. Not from traditional sources either. Eustice Mullins knew history very well. He died some years ago but there is a site that has much of his work. There are a lot of videos. Search for him. He's a very interesting man. Was I guess. But he lives on through the internet.

    • Chastity Taylor
      Chastity Taylor 3 года назад +1

      is history mistaken?

  • Roman Soiko
    Roman Soiko 3 года назад

    SkyShark 1000 can you give me tips on setting up a homeschooling curriculum because I decided to follow the same model

  • Roman Soiko
    Roman Soiko 3 года назад +10

    This is one of the multitude of reasons why I will NEVER Send my kids to public school I Will homeschool myself. I learned nothing from the education system. I TAUGHT MYSELF geography, politics, history and twelve languages if the school system's goal is to make me an obedient, submissive and obsequious slave then the school system has miserably failed me

    • Joe Hudson
      Joe Hudson 3 месяца назад

      I suggest buying old books in various fields, like reading, writing, and mathematics. After that, proceed to science. I have been pursuing my self studies for years. It is paying off well. I have discovered that mathematics has become my specialty. Every one should pursue his or her dreams. Good luck!

    • Stefan Alexander
      Stefan Alexander 8 месяцев назад +1

      private schools are way superior. They don't use the same methods elucidated in the video

    • Aaron Burooseniya
      Aaron Burooseniya 2 года назад

      Do you have suggestions on self-education.doing the same thing in China now.

  • Tony Bones
    Tony Bones 3 года назад

    great video

  • Max P.
    Max P. 3 года назад


  • lovtoquestn
    lovtoquestn 3 года назад +4

    This is almost exactly what happened in the late 1800's to early 1900's with Wilhelm Wundt's experimental psychology, which was also implemented in American schools in order to subjugate the population. They aren't even trying to hide operant conditioning anymore. At university, I was taught that it was a good thing for children to be conditioned. The only reason they can teach that now is because they "conditioned" generations of people to accept that it is the right thing to do.

    • lovtoquestn
      lovtoquestn 3 года назад +2

      Lenin said, "Give me just one generation of school children and I will change the world."

    • lovtoquestn
      lovtoquestn 3 года назад +1

      Conditioned to accept the status quo, despite the dangers.

    • Sanguinius
      Sanguinius 3 года назад

      conditioned more detail please
      conditioned to do ...............

    • Roman Soiko
      Roman Soiko 3 года назад

      What did you major in education? Psychology, social work, sociology or education. All of these believe in the theory of deviance that is if you do not follow the norms, mores and conventions of your society you are somehow inferior I resent being helped and babied and mollycoddled I RATHER SOLVE MY PROBLEMS MYSELF

  • Travis Galle
    Travis Galle 4 года назад +6

    We have already set ourselves up for it. Patriotism has been so heavily forced into us by the Prussian model that we are pretty much socially ostracized for daring to speak out against the United States military. People turn a blind eye toward government encroachment into our personal lives because of this indoctrination.

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад

      I've seen society trending towards anti-patriotism in academia in my lifetime. Schooling was a continuous onslaught about how terrible America is, rather than how great and unique America actually is in the history of the world.

    • Benschachar
      Benschachar 2 года назад +2

      +Travis Galle This is so backwards it is beyond belief.Speaking out against the VOLUNTEERS who fight for the country is frowned upon. But criticizing the military has been in vogue for half a century or more. If anything, Marxism has been foisted on our children and you're ostracized for not conforming to the bull known as political correctness.

  • elicia clegg
    elicia clegg 4 года назад +29

    Oh my goodness...that is some scary stuff. Thank you for this video I will be sharing it. :)

  • hypo krites
    hypo krites 4 года назад

    Interesting points about the history of the public education system in the United States.

  • Latasha Ramsel
    Latasha Ramsel 4 года назад +29

    Would I be wrong if I sent this to one of my kid's teacher??

    • LRRPFco52
      LRRPFco52 Месяц назад +1

      The worst thing a parent can do besides not raising their children in a committed family relationship is send them off to government-run prison institutions that teach them how to surrender their initiative, creativity, and problem-solving abilities to the state, in an unprotected massive soft target for other victims of the school who come there to seek revenge through violence.

    • Ashley St. John
      Ashley St. John 5 месяцев назад +1

      no itd be wrong to keep your kid in school after you know this! Theyre your legacy....give them the knowledge to break free...

    • TSTpro
      TSTpro 6 месяцев назад +3

      Send it to your school district

    • LazicStefan
      LazicStefan 6 месяцев назад +6

      Latasha Ramsel yes. Send it to the children themselves, not the tyrants

  • Luigi Jav
    Luigi Jav 4 года назад +1

    this system is just a step in the organization of society, in the evolution of mankind

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад

      Luigi Jav
      although we Respect Thy perception

    • Luigi Jav
      Luigi Jav 3 года назад

      Your vision is an oversimplification, both ideas are not opposed.

    • Dark Caesar
      Dark Caesar 3 года назад +3

      +Luigi Jav I see that the public education system has fulfilled its purpose with you. You seem to believe that history has some type of teleological purpose above human desires, but history is driven by relations of power between peoples and classes. The state and the public education system has made you docile and timid. If you want to witness "chaos", take a look at international politics. All large-scale military conflict is caused by the step in the organization society known as the state.

    • Luigi Jav
      Luigi Jav 4 года назад +1

      +Simon Sham you like it or not, it is a fact of history, otherwise society would be chaotic

  • iago Barreto
    iago Barreto 4 года назад

    Mate you're too dramatic, the only reason such system exist is to ensure the existence of a state, or other there would be no State. It is not a Malicious plot, just sound reasoning.

    • Ethan Hanson
      Ethan Hanson 4 года назад +4

      Sound reasoning = perpetuating the status quo? You are a victim of your own time and culture my friend.

    • Ethan Hanson
      Ethan Hanson 4 года назад +3

      +Simon Sham As an anarchist, I'm pleased to be reading this :)

  • sandranian
    sandranian 4 года назад +4

    This video is so full of errors and 1/2 truths it is ridiculous. Obviously, the person who put this together never received a proper education. First step: Spelling. Since when is "Governor" spelled "Governer"? And no, Prussia never included Bavaria. And German soldiers were absolutely taught to think for themselves, which is why they were successful in 1870. And that is just in the first couple of minutes of this farce.

    • VoluntaryistRobot
      VoluntaryistRobot 7 месяцев назад +1

      Spelling a word wrong doesn't make you retarded and no german soldiers were told to do what their master wanted.

    • Nesto Montoya
      Nesto Montoya 8 месяцев назад

      sandranian the american education system remains the same.

    • sandranian
      sandranian 4 года назад

      +Mark Allebon No, not a "Catch 22". And it says nothing about the current education system. What it says is that the person who put this together is not too bright. And btw, it's "you're", not "your".

    • Mark Allebon
      Mark Allebon 4 года назад +2

      Thats a bit of a catch 22 isn't it. If your right then what does that say about the current education system.

  • skyshark1000
    skyshark1000 4 года назад +2

    That's strange, my son never went to one day of Public School and he does know how to type on his PC. He has a degree in electrical engineering. Wonder how he managed that without a good ole publik skool edumacation? Oh that's right, his mother home schooled him.

    • Gimic King
      Gimic King 3 месяца назад

      skyshark1000 Lol.

  • ModernDH
    ModernDH 4 года назад +1

    Schematic from Germany

  • 777Holyhandgrenade
    777Holyhandgrenade 4 года назад +2

    Schools need to be closed. America has become a Communist/Fascist country. People rely on the state and corp. to provide their lives. People should start being parents again and raise their own children. The child is an individual and will learn best on their own and at home. The school system is a parasitic entity and costs too much to continue.

  • Steven Urban
    Steven Urban 4 года назад +8

    We must privatize education now. Public education is nothing more that progressive indoctrination.

  • GordosMama1111
    GordosMama1111 4 года назад

    right. maybe we'd be typing on machines that didnt break in 2 years in order to turn apple a profit.

  • spiryt03
    spiryt03 4 года назад +3

    I pledge allegiance... to the flag... NOT

    • ThatFancyMoos
      ThatFancyMoos Месяц назад

      Sir what the fuck just because some fucking bagshit had us adopt a terrible system doesn't mean abandoning your country
      As for the unpatriotic bitch above
      The fuck

    • UNI
      UNI 5 месяцев назад +1


  • Franklin Ma
    Franklin Ma 4 года назад

    Horace Mann was born in Franklin, Massachusetts. We still have the FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL It is a one room classroom. If it wasn't for schooling we wouldn't be typing on our PC's Mac IPhone etc.

  • Satyavan
    Satyavan 4 года назад

    Well, there is some truth in that, but I don't think it is simple as that. After all the question remains if all this the cause or the effect?

  • donotfret
    donotfret 4 года назад

    Have you seen the black kid praying to Obama? Democrats are dedicated

  • nö
     4 года назад

    No, prussia isn't germany.
    The idea of the new education system of prussia was that all kids had to go to school which didn't cost anything. Founder of this education system was Wilhelm von Humboldt, it was part of the prussian reforms. It is an american thought that Hitler was the resut of these reforms, I didn't think so, sorry.

  • ProzacR
    ProzacR 4 года назад

    If you compare maps you will see that Actually Prussia is literally wiped out and territory shared between Russia and Poland.

  • Beauweir
    Beauweir 4 года назад

    Be honest now, you wanted to join in just then didn't you? Haha.
    Before people make an effigy of me and set it alight I mean the general public obviously. You guys watching this video are more likely to be the open minded folk that (hopefully) don't tie into the whole the right/left divide and rule nonsense...