Drucker on Education

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“Our education system disqualifies people for honest work.

“When a subject becomes totally obsolete, we make it a required course.”

“The schoolmaster since time immemorial has believed that the ass is an organ of learning. The longer you sit, the more you learn.”

“Harvard, to me, combines the worst of German academic arrogance with bad American theological seminary habits.”

3 Responses to “Drucker on Education”

  1. Alan Hirsch Says:

    Ouch! We need to hear thewe words over in every era. The problem is that as a ‘consultant’ Drucker is himself part of the system he decries. Woe is us!

  2. Alan Hirsch Says:

    Ouch! We need to hear these words over in every era. The problem is that as a ‘consultant’ Drucker is himself part of the system he decries. Woe is us!

  3. Sam Says:

    You’re right, Alan. He is (or I should say “was”) on the inside. But that insider’s view not only gave him credibility but also gave him a unique posture from which to make such biting critiques.

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