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M. Hussein

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  • Weapons of Mass Instruction

  • A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling
  • By: John Taylor Gatto
  • Narrated by: Michael Puttonen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 20
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    5 out of 5 stars 19

John Taylor Gatto's Weapons of Mass Instruction focuses on mechanisms of traditional education which cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote-memorization drills. Gatto's earlier book, Dumbing Us Down, introduced the now-famous expression of the title into the common vernacular. Weapons of Mass Instruction adds another chilling metaphor to the brief against conventional schooling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • everyone should be aware of this.

  • By Ged Swanson on 15-03-16

debunks the great myth of compulsory schooling

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Reviewed: 27-08-16

I enjoyed it greatly it brings to light the false assumption that schooling is beneficial to our impressionable young kids.

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  • Khadija

  • The First Muslim and the Wife of the Prophet Muhammad
  • By: Resit Haylamaz
  • Narrated by: Denis Oran
  • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 22
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    5 out of 5 stars 19
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    5 out of 5 stars 17

Exploring the birth period of Islam, this biography focuses on one of the most prominent and respected Muslim women in history: Khadija, the wife of the Prophet Muhammad.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Khadija the in measurable

  • By M. Hussein on 05-08-16

Khadija the in measurable

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Reviewed: 05-08-16

loved the story it makes one remember the rock of woman she was for our beloved prophet Muhammad may peace and blessings of God be with him.

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