Laurette Lynn's Don't Do Drugs: Stay Out of School could be divided into two parts: 1) a critique of the institution of schooling, 2) an inspiring vision of a life without the arbitrary separation between living and learning.
Her critique of the education system was thoughtful and far-reaching. She urged parents to really think about what schooling does to our children and to humanity. I suspect that many people who have never given much thought to schooling have nonetheless shared Lynn's experience of the "conveyor belt" feeling of schooling that continues into working life regardless of the success of one's career.
The second part of the book provided an inspiring and beautiful vision of educational freedom that already exists in small communities of self-directed learners, but could exist everywhere for everyone.
I highly recommend the book for anyone who has doubts about placing their child on the conveyor belt that led so many of us to unsatisfying lifestyles.
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