Glenn interviews futurist David Gelernter about the future of education

On radio this morning, Glenn introduced David Gelernter, a futurist who people go to for consulting on upcoming trends in technology and other key institutions and elements of life. Where are we going to be in five years? Ten? Those are the things people need to know when crafting big plans.

"David explain just a little bit first the damage that you see that is being done by our educational system," Glenn said after introducing him.

"Well the damage is enormous. It's damage in the sense what's omitted and damage in the sense of what's taught. And that's why part of America-Lite I have to admit is a prophecy of doom. Although we can escape this doom using the Internet."

"Colleges they're failing to teach children and students how to be Americans. Who they are. They're failing to teach who they are. Who this nation is. What your duties are to this nation. What it is to be a citizen. What's your responsibility to the community and to the world and what it means to be an American. Why it's a historically unique thing to be an American," Gelernter said

Gelernter also said that teachers today are not only forgetting to teach how America can be a force for good, but they teach that America is possibly a danger to the rest of the world.

"It's not the patriotism means nothing to them. It's not they don't know any history. What they do know is wrong. They see United States as part of a danger," he explained.

"Students and children learn as much as they can at the right level, and under the supervision of their own parents more than teachers and schools. So it seems to me first we need local Internet schools. We need to combine the global reach of the Internet which allows me to choose courses for my children or allow my children to look for courses themselves from all over the country wherever smart people have something to say."

"But we can't merely globalize things. Because neighborhoods and communities are tremendously important," he explained.

He explained it was important to focus on the local community bonds, and to do so the children need to be sitting together while engaged in class - even if those teachers are coming mainly through computers and the internet.

He also explained that there need to be a new profession of people who also directly mentor students to make sure they are learning the material and staying on track, but not necessarily Harvard, or Yale or these big progressive institutions.

It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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