Oh this is so true. "the traditional practice [of schools] is to prepare the current generation of pupils for the lives of the preceding one." (From Nicola Shulman's preface of _Terms and Conditions: Life in Girls' Boarding Schools 1939-1979_ by Ysenda Maxtone Graham)

@irina Well, we can't have kids be ready for whatever the future happens to throw at them, now can we. They might figure out their elders were in fact full of bullshit all along and ruined everything.

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