2008

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 19.0417  Friday, 18 July 2008

From:       Donald Bloom <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:       Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 10:34:00 -0500
Subject: 19.0411 Scrapping Final Shakespeare Examination?
Comment:    RE: SHK 19.0411 Scrapping Final Shakespeare Examination?

John Zuill writes:

 >"Why is it that people so easily associate education with what is good in life?
 >The modern educational experience is antithetical to informed, mindful,
 >inspiring enjoyment. It drives students into the arms of Disney. Producing
 >Shakespeare, a consistent audience reaction I hear is "I never thought I would
 >like Shakespeare after studying it in school." The schools will kill Shakespeare
 >in the end. This is but a minor set back."

Now there's an idea. If we could only get rid of teachers, schools, and books 
how much more informed, mindful, and inspired we'd all be. Disney wouldn't have 
a chance.

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