Support the IEET




The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States. Please give as you are able, and help support our work for a brighter future.



Search the IEET
Subscribe and Contribute to:


Technoprogressive? BioConservative? Huh?
Quick overview of biopolitical points of view




whats new at ieet

Review of Ilia Stambler’s “A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century”

Schneider on Extraterrestrial Intelligence @ Astrobiology Symposium

10 Horrifying Technologies That Should Never Be Allowed To Exist

Popular Science picks best inventions for 2014

Data Mining: Twitter, Facebook and Beyond

Access for Everyone: A Model for Free Online Learning, with Duolingo’s Luis von Ahn


ieet books

A History of Life-Extensionism in the Twentieth Century
Author
Ilia Stambler


comments

Peter Wicks on 'Is Anarchy (as in Anarchism) the Golden Mean of the future?' (Sep 19, 2014)

instamatic on 'Is Anarchy (as in Anarchism) the Golden Mean of the future?' (Sep 17, 2014)

instamatic on 'Transhumanism - Considering Ideas From Existentialism and Religion' (Sep 17, 2014)

spud100 on 'Transhumanism - Considering Ideas From Existentialism and Religion' (Sep 16, 2014)

dobermanmac on 'Can Brain Implants Make Us Smarter?' (Sep 15, 2014)

dobermanmac on 'Genetically Engineered Ethical Super Babies?' (Sep 15, 2014)

ANB2015 on 'MMR Vaccines and Autism: Bringing clarity to the CDC Whistleblower Story' (Sep 14, 2014)







Subscribe to IEET News Lists

Daily News Feed

Longevity Dividend List

Catastrophic Risks List

Biopolitics of Popular Culture List

Technoprogressive List

Trans-Spirit List



JET

Transhumanism and Marxism: Philosophical Connections

Sex Work, Technological Unemployment and the Basic Income Guarantee

Technological Unemployment but Still a Lot of Work…

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


Enhancing Virtues: Caring (part 1)
Aug 29, 2014
(5182) Hits
(1) Comments

An open source future for synthetic biology
Sep 9, 2014
(4354) Hits
(0) Comments

MMR Vaccines and Autism: Bringing clarity to the CDC Whistleblower Story
Sep 14, 2014
(4131) Hits
(1) Comments

On Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of our Nature”
Aug 31, 2014
(3975) Hits
(0) Comments



IEET > Rights > Life > Access > Vision

Print Email permalink (1) Comments (4596) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


Finland’s Revolutionary Education System



Cenk Uygur

TYT Network

Posted: Nov 3, 2012


“Finland’s educational system. Fascinating thing about three decades ago Finland has an educational system that is doing terribly and they look around and they go okay what are we going to do about this, we gotta revamp the whole thing.” Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the revolutionary educational system Finland has instituted and the results of that system on the education of their children.” - TYT


Listen/View


Print Email permalink (1) Comments (4597) Hits •  subscribe Share on facebook Stumble This submit to reddit submit to digg


COMMENTS


No surprise here. Finland is an advanced nation with a population of less than six million. You know why Scandinavia evolved like this since '45?: almost certainly because during the war they were spooked and did everything they could, given the circumstances, to change. It took the largest war ever to prompt a revamping including education. But I really think America can only do business, which they do well-- too well: it doesn't appear America or any other such large, diverse (large + diverse = overheated, crime-infested) nation can do what small relatively civilised nations can do. Emphasis on the relatively because as you know the problems in America exist in Scandinavia and other modern nations in Europe-- in northwestern Europe-- on a smaller scale.

Here's the rub: if one complains about political gridlock, it apparently not only doesn't help but also can exacerbate things-- and to cap it, if you want to change things, really change things, then you are rocking the boat. Double-bind is what it is.




YOUR COMMENT (IEET's comment policy)

Login or Register to post a comment.

Next entry: No Dystopian Future For Me!

Previous entry: Can the World Learn From the Anarcho-Socialist System of Finland?

HOME | ABOUT | FELLOWS | STAFF | EVENTS | SUPPORT  | CONTACT US
SECURING THE FUTURE | LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE | RIGHTS OF THE PERSON | ENVISIONING THE FUTURE
CYBORG BUDDHA PROJECT | AFRICAN FUTURES PROJECT | JOURNAL OF EVOLUTION AND TECHNOLOGY

RSSIEET Blog | email list | newsletter |
The IEET is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization registered in the State of Connecticut in the United States.

Contact: Executive Director, Dr. James J. Hughes,
Williams 119, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford CT 06106 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-297-2376