Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Follow the deterioration of our culture and educational system for the 63 Years from 1957-2020



Author unknown

For those who continue to wonder how the most powerful, most productive, most envied and most successful nation in history can be one short step from the 3rd class status of a Marxist dictatorship.

1.  Teaching Math in 1950s
 A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?

2.  Teaching Math in 1960s
 A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?

3.  Teaching Math in 1970s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is $80. Did he make a profit?

4.  Teaching Math in 1980s
A logger sells a truckload of lumber for $100. His cost of production
is $80 and his profit is $20. Your assignment: Underline the number 20.

5.  Teaching Math in 1990s
A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and
Inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the
preservation of our woodlands. He does this so he can make a profit
of $20. What do you think of this way of making a living? Topic
for class participation after answering the question: How did the
birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes? (There
are no wrong answers, and if you feel like crying, it's ok.)

6.  Teaching Math in 2000s
If you have special needs or just feel you need assistance because of
race, color, religion, sex, age, childhood memories, criminal background,
then don't answer and the correct answer will be provided for you.
There are no wrong answers.

7.  Teaching Math in 2020
Un hachero vende una carrtada de madera para 100 pesos. El costo de la
producciones es 80 pesos. Cuanto dinero ha hecho?

If this looks plausible you have been paying attention to the steady deterioration of our culture and educational system. As always the question is: What do we do about this? We can’t change to first several entries but we can change the last two. It’s up to us. Get involved and stay involved; the future you save will be your grandchildren’s.   


1 comment:

  1. Sad but true- Translation for you old Gringos :-(

    A logger sells a truckload of timber for 100 pesos. The cost of production is 80 pesos. How much money has he done?

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