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COMPULSORY FORMAL EDUCATION: A travesty!
You set the price! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
This book is not about education, but about the astronomical levels of information and experiences outside formal education. The concept of compulsory education is an utter nonsense propagated by mediocre persons who first of all do not know what they are saying. Second, they are persons who want to escape their responsibilities through an easy route.
Untouchable Friends
Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Essay » Sociology
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
The Red Balloon
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Little Fritz, from the (in)famous children's story about the evil sourcerer who captures little children, arrives at the magic castle to free the children and bring them home again. But not all of them are happy to return to the lives they were taken from...
13 miles & walking
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book explores the meaning of an audacious journey I undertook as poor, frightened and confused teenager in rural South Africa. With hindsight, I discern the meaning of events building up to and including the trek itself.