The old adage that “Ye Shall Reap As Ye Shall Sow” is so true even without Biblical connotations and this article is not going to get into any of that here: Nonetheless, this principle applies as a maxim of which we should all be aware and live by.
Accordingly, it is my contention that we are now unwittingly reaping the consequences of having made some very poorly thought out, short-sighted yet seriously impactful decisions and choices that have led up to us now effectively short-changing our children and the youth of today which, in turn means we have set out to short change ourselves as a nation.
This comes, at least in part, from our having abrogated our responsibilities for educating, guiding, mentoring and molding them towards becoming effective, capable, self-sufficient, creatively productive adults: It is my view that we have bred a host of monoculturally limited young people with consequent limited ability for innovation and critical thinking. This article explores some of the possible reasons for this conclusion as an extention of data gleaned from personal experience and from recently published related material.
Monoculture: The hazard we face developing a monocultural youth is quite real and also really quite not understood. More and more through successive upcoming generations of our youth since the early 80’s, we have successively reduced training the capacity for critical thinking as we have cut back on education. The old adage that “Ye Shall Reap As Ye Shall Sow” is so true even without Biblical connotations though this article is not going to get into any of the latter aspects here.
This principle of reaping what is sown applies in life as a maxim of which we should all be well aware and live by; it is also the underlying idea used to Continue reading “Monoculture: The Hazard We Face Developing A Monocultural Youth”