In this sixth installment on the series on education, Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about “socialization”, among other topics surrounding the decision of “how do I want my kids to be raised?” They lay out more reasons why institutional education breeds apathy and the inability to create friendships. In their usual fashion, the free-range conversation covers Harold Innis’ media ecology, the dearth of male friendship, the role of moms in activism and ways to future-proof your tribe.
In the fourth part of a series on education, Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk return once again to the history of public education in the US. This episode focuses especially on the history of Lutheran Schooling, why and how it exists and its particular take on education in America.
In the third installment of this series on education, Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk talk about how private schools came to be, the forces and circumstances that created them, and how they have been and still are used by the reclusive and the elite in America.
In part two of the series on education Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk discuss public schooling in the US, exploring why it feels like “kid prison” instead of a place for preparing children for the life ahead of them.
This episode kicks off a multi-part series in which Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk will examine the institutions of education in the US, looking at how they came to be, what they’re good for, and what they’re not good for.
Dr Koontz and Rev Fisk discuss the history of state religion and how it relates to education in the US, going into detail about the origins of public school, the Amish schoolhouse, and modern education as a facsimile of what used to be a tool of instruction.