November 2021 Meetup: Education

For the next meet-up, we’ll be talking about education. Everyone has a bone to pick with our current education system, and the rationalist community has not shied away from adding their own two cents. There are many issues to consider, including whether students can/do learn what we want them to learn, the socialization and society-level benefits, and the value the actual content being taught.

Dylan Nissley put together a fantastic overview, with additional readings for doing a deeper dive, which we’ll use as a basis for discussion: