Book Review: The Truman Prophecy (2015), Excerpt #9

From Part 2: Toto, Curtain #7: ‘Botting’ Junior

Pod1[Excerpt from The Truman Prophecy, due for publication 12/25/15.]

Independent study, community service, adventures in experience, large doses of privacy and solitude, a thousand different apprenticeships, the one day variety or longer: these are all powerful, cheap and effective ways to start a real reform of schooling. — John Taylor Gatto

___________________4Q 2015

With a reluctance bred of long familiarity, yet firmly Troy Barlow came on board. He realized that TV and compulsory state schooling were the 1-2 sacred-cow PUNCH designed by the Men of the Power Sickness to knock out the last hopes of Independent humanity.

Troy, standing on the shoulders of giants of reform John Taylor Gatto and George ‘Longwalker’ Meegan, saw that the days of forced factory schooling for ‘the masses’ were coming to an end. Or… if not, the human race surely would. Continue reading