[LMB] Education, was Spirit Ring - Fathers & Daughters
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 03:04:03 BST 2021
Sometimes when our museum needs to do some major project we'll go to the
police station and borrow some trustees to help out. A few years ago we had
to clear up and rearrange out storage unit and had a trustee work with us.
When we finished I took him to the store and bought him a few snacks and a
big gulp before bringing him back to the jail. We got to talking and I
found out he was completely illiterate. What was worse was he didn't think
it was necessary to learn how to read. I tried to convince him to learn
but wasn't interested.
On Sat, Oct 9, 2021, 2:42 AM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> > On Sep 8, 2021, at 3:02 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
> > We're only a few generations away from times when literacy wasn't
> > universal.
> Ah, in America there are people who are functionally illiterate to the
> point they can’t
> read the labels in a grocery store, (not the ingredients, but the label
> telling what the
> product is purported to be).
> Sig of no sig.
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