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Government Brainwashing in New Curriculum

SOLO-NZ Press Release
Government Brainwashing in New Curriculum
By Callum McPetrie

November 14, 2007

"Free, rational, critical thinking is a fleeting concept in today's world," says SOLO-Youth spokesman Callum McPetrie. "And it looks as if it's about to get a whole lot rarer, thanks to the NZ government's new curriculum."

"The recently-released curriculum has called for more focus on global warming and climate change, an emphasis on how much more important Maori people are than we, and of course, that notorious Tweaty of Waitangi.

"This new curriculum isn't about a dedication to true, politically neutral education in our schools. Instead, it is a PC cover-up for the government's true aspirations in our schools—the twisting of young and impressionable minds for the sole purpose of keeping the government in power, and furthering Leftist ideals in New Zealand. It's not about shaping Kiwi minds into the doctors and engineers, writers and artists, businessmen and intelligensia, 'movers and shakers' of tomorrow.

"Let's take the classic example of climate change. Instead of leaving it to the proper realm of politically neutral science, it is brought to the forefront—with all the more emphasis on its falsely-alleged human causes such as business, industry and technological development. This inevitably leads to these children falsely laying the blame on capitalism and wanting to slit industry by the throat, and lead us back into the Middle Ages.

"No, this is not an exaggeration. This is the government's real want-control, control control over people's lives.

"Another example is the emphasis on the "tweaty." The Tweaty of Waitangi is the primary reason, among many, that keeps race relations so backward in NZ. The Tweaty and the whole concept of race relations sorts NZ into two categories: them and us. The Tweaty is used to make people today apologize for what happened 200 years ago. We have to apoloize for events that were completely out of our control.

"Here's an idea for the curriculum: go back to tried and true methods. Abolish all the PC crap. Focus on knowledge, and its application-not just whizzing us through school in the hope that drunken teenagers will educate themselves. Bring back proper discipline—and then children will really learn," 14-year-old McPetrie concludes.


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