learning and education, with a bias towards unschooling, deschooling, alternative ed, informal education/learning, and all that contrasts with the widespread notions of conventional schooling and learning
We are committed to the idea that study is what you do with other people. It’s talking and walking around with other people, working, dancing, suffering, some irreducible convergence of all three, held under the name of speculative practice. The notion of a rehearsal—being in a kind of workshop, playing in a band, in a jam session, or old men sitting on a porch, or people working together in a factory—there are these various modes of activity. The point of calling it “study” is to mark that the incessant and irreversible intellectuality of these activities is already present.
I’m always so amazed by criticisms of people like Malcolm X, Che Guevara and more from people who act like someone’s history needs to be squeaky clean to be respected. Or as if place for growth doesn’t exist within people, it’s this carceral logic every time
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