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

Genetic Enineering and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Sorgner @ 3rd World Humanities Forum

Futurism: Go Big

Why oil is getting cheaper

7 Signs That the American Dream is Dying

Can Gene Therapy Cure HIV?


ieet books

Virtually Human: The Promise—-and the Peril—-of Digital Immortality
Author
Martine Rothblatt


comments

CygnusX1 on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 30, 2014)

Rick Searle on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 30, 2014)

CygnusX1 on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 30, 2014)

dobermanmac on 'Philosopher Michael Lynch Says Privacy Violations Are An Affront To Human Dignity' (Oct 30, 2014)

GamerFromJump on 'Can Gene Therapy Cure HIV?' (Oct 30, 2014)

Rick Searle on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 29, 2014)

Khannea Suntzu on '2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?' (Oct 29, 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

Enframing the Flesh: Heidegger, Transhumanism, and the Body as “Standing Reserve”

Moral Enhancement and Political Realism

Intelligent Technologies and Lost Life

Hottest Articles of the Last Month


2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots?
Oct 26, 2014
(10813) Hits
(13) Comments

Google’s Cold Betrayal of the Internet
Oct 10, 2014
(7783) Hits
(2) Comments

Why oil is getting cheaper
Oct 29, 2014
(5406) Hits
(0) Comments

Should we abolish work?
Oct 3, 2014
(5401) Hits
(1) Comments



IEET > Rights > Life > Access > Vision

Print Email permalink (1) Comments (4681) 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 (4682) 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,
56 Daleville School Rd., Willington CT 06279 USA 
Email: director @ ieet.org     phone: 860-297-2376