Re: the right to pursue excellence (Seduction)

KleinCon@aol.com
Sun, 11 May 1997 08:45:46 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 97-05-11 02:55:47 EDT, Coby wrote:

<< Regarding Mimsy's "seduction" (not hers personally, you understand):

As I read it, seduction refers to the sugar-coating of curriculum
components (by making learning "fun", for example) in order to get them
down the throats of otherwise unwilling recipients. >>

Yes, that is one of the symptoms of the "seduction". It all has to do with
making it seem like there is something wrong with the child if they don't do
well or don't like traditional schooling. (Of course, it is the school that
is seen as wrong if it is an alternative school!)

Alan