But the funny part is that in both cases they essentially teach the same things! All these individualistic leg-up schools still don't teach personal finance and my social-duty schools don't or hardly teach ethics or first aid or

The problem with teaching ethics is that most well intentioned attempts at teaching ethics don't do much.

basic military stuff.

Why should it be good for society if the average student learns military stuff?

[anonymous]5y0

Why should it be good for society if the average student learns military stuff?

Let's put it it this way: a culture that either still has or only recently eliminated conscription would see it as a good thing to be a bit prepared for that.

The problem with teaching ethics is that most well intentioned attempts at teaching ethics don't do much.

Don't help much with instinctive decision-making, but there are other things, such as long-term planning.

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