Friday, January 25, 2008

Let them eat cake

Shuggy weighs in on the side of the heavy with his take on compulsory cooking lessons in schools.

Listen fatso, as part of the government's latest Eat-Your-Greens initiative, Mr Balls wants you to stop going to the chippie and make a salad instead, ok?

He is more than just being a stout comrade, he has an important point to make about education as socialisation rather than, er ... education.

But as with everything this government does in education, things are never to be taught as ends in themselves. Kids aren't to be furnished with knowledge and skills, which they can then go and do whatever the hell they want with. Like make a big fuck-off chocolate cake, for example. Oh no, they've to be taught cookery so they'll eat what's good for them.

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