Did you ever drive home from work or an event late at night and when you pulled into your driveway you really didn’t remember how you got there? This has been documented by many professionals and it’s like sleep walking, only its sleep driving. Some people have even awakened to find themselves stuck on a median when they clearly thought they were driving straight on the road past that same median. They heard the noise, but saw nothing until they woke up. My contention is that many Americans are like those people. They are “sleep living”.
Every day they hear very obvious facts that they ignore while continuing to move forward in some kind of dreamlike altered reality. Take Matt Damon. Seems like a nice guy, everyone seems to love him. He flew and drove all night to help his mom to promote her “Save our Schools” rally. When he got to the stage he said “he had great teachers a great education, he wouldn’t be where he was today if it wasn’t for public education”. Everyone in the audience cheered and thanked him. But they were all “sleep living”. Either he blurred the truth (lied) or he hates his kids.
Put down your rocks. It’s simple. We, as parents, want what’s best for our kids. We want to give them or allow them to have the best chance to succeed at life. So, if you, as a parent, went through a great education program, one that helped you achieve a high standard of living and great success, then why wouldn’t you want that for your children?
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