Quoting "Rohan McLeod" <rhn(a)jeack.com.au>
In fact I suspect that not only does modern education
secondary and tertiary);
fail to inspire an interest in learning in a majority of students; but
it actually destroys ,
what little curiosity, they may have originally had;
It is probably part of a bigger picture, the lack of dreaming.
Future seems to be dystopia, just look at the Hunger Games which are
fascinating the masses.
When we saw Brian Cox being fascinated by the effortless jumps of
kangaroos I mentioned the obvious solution for our inner city traffic
problems: let's learn from the kangaroos and retrain our skeleton so
we can jump long distances at the average speed of cars from home to
work. We just test it with a newborn of a friend.
Okay, that's a joke - but what we are sold as reality (e.g. the tunnel
around the corner) is a joke too - and it is completely free of any
We definitely need better jokes!