Quote this: A.S. Neill on (forcing) learning

Lyre (PSF)

You cannot make children learn music or anything else without to some degree converting them into will-less adults. You fashion them into accepters of the status quo—a good thing for a society that needs obedient sitters at dreary desks, standers in shops, mechanical catchers of the 8:30 suburban train—a society, in short, that is carried on the shabby shoulders of the scared little man—the scared-to-death conformist.

A.S. Neill
Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood
(New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993 [1960])

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