Children from the lower socioeconomic echelons simply won't thrive in the economy of postmodern, 21st century America. A poor child who is born in this current century will have an extremely slim chances of being educationally & socioeconomically successful. This child will never become middle class nor better. There is a very strong likelihood that this child will fall into the underclass or be even impoverished. Poor children are subject to the worst schools where they will receive a substandard education. Poor children are behind & will fall further behind in postmodern, 21st century America. Poor children are totally doomed in postmodern America. Your thoughts?
I would say that postmodernism in the universities is the biggest issue but it does seem to be spilling over into public schools. These institutions rack up their tuition costs while supplying only ideological course material. No ones reading the classics, learning how to write properly or even using citations and references in their research anymore. That's what postmodernism does. Its a resurgence of dada-ism. They're criticizing the foundations of reality itself. They reject well-established sciences and only look at the world in terms of power and oppression. The logical end of that is precisely that which they claim to stand against. Plus a lingering sense of nihilism....
Having said that, kids still have a chance at educating themselves. They just have to be shown why it's important and what tools are available for them to use.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 days ago
The post was inspired by Tessa Schlesinger. She is a great, analytical thinker. She has made some profound statements regarding the state of the post-modern world. Beginning in the 1970s, there was a widening class divide w/ education & jobs becoming more specialized. In the...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 12 months ago
Poor people LOVE, even REVEL in being poor & even impoverished. They don't want to advance themselves educationally & socioeconomically. Instead of improving themselves, they rationalize being poor, even impoverished. They even proclaim that there will be always poor...
by Sandi Kroeger 2 years ago
Do you believe that parents of a child should be married?Or do you believe that it no longer makes much difference as long as both attempt to be the best parent they can be?
by Christian L Perry 14 months ago
What is the root cause of poverty in the world?
by IDONO 3 years ago
Do you have to be evil to be rich and successful?It seems like anyone that is successful is automatically scrutinized by media and the public in general as a person with a dark side. I realize it's next to impossible to be successful without stepping on someone along the way, but does that make you...
by Nichol marie 3 years ago
Have you ever noticed people with less money usually complain less than those with more?
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