Pomp and Circumstance
It’s graduation season, and around my neighborhood, nestled as it is between two high schools, that means plenty of parties and festivities. Suddenly, all the kids who’ve been running the stop sign in front of my house and tossing empty Jim Beam bottles into nearby woods will assume the aspect of serious scholars—for an hour or so, at least.
In truth, it’s also a season of reflection—but not just the kind extolled in graduation speeches. Certainly many will scan their four years of high school and ponder all the friendships, football games, or pandemic challenges—all good, but ultimately fading into irrelevance. Instead, it’s worth reflecting on something with far-ranging implications: what America’s newest graduates actually learned in their 12 or more years of schooling.
Our graduates have been blasted and brainwashed with the left’s carousel of craziness for years; and now they are charged with carrying this “21st century learning” with them as they go and fulfill the commencement charge to “make the world a better place.” We would do well to consider what lessons they’ll be taking into our broken world.
Their curriculum started early on, when they learned that they were the center of the universe. With trophies and honors spanning the modern renaissance man’s pedagogy—from pre-K soccer participation to Peruvian eco-camps—they were the most celebrated child
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