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  •  People are hardwired to believe (13+ / 0-)

    whatever other members of their social group believe; that's how human cultures can exist. Being critical of everything you hear or read doesn't come naturally for most people, it is a skill that has to be acquired.

    Teaching critical thinking is not a priority in American public education, because the Owners don't want the masses to be able to understand how they are exploited. Serf-class children need to be able to follow instructions, and their education is designed accordingly.

    Owner-class children go to private schools and first tier universities, and they are expected to learn critical thinking skills they will need to protect and expand the wealth and privilege of their families.

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