We look for lessons in the books and for teachers in the school and then obsequiously follow them. Believing that these are lessons, once learned will get us somewhere good. And of course they do, our merit cards easily lead us to the first bench of the class, to the teachers’ favourite squad and to the ‘Apple of the family’s eye’ pedestal. Life’s easy! Learn an Archimedes principal, apply a Pythagoras theorem and memorise the world war dates. Then, attain something hard to find later; Happiness. And repeat the whole procedure with different topics of course, for another ten years. … Continue reading The school after school.