Sunday, May 2, 2010

Educational Day

Today is the Second of May and people in Indonesia celebrate the Educational Day.

Considering that today is Sunday, I would like to quote lyric of refrain of the song "Another Brick in the Wall Part II " written and performed by British rock band Pink Floyd :

We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teachers leave them kids alone
Hey teachers leave them kids alone!
All in all you're just another brick in the wall
All in all you're just another brick in the wall

This is a protest song against rigid Schooling  in general and Boarding schools in particular which has led  the song being banned by the Apartheid regime in South Africa in 1980.

I hope that the above lyrics do not reflect the conditions of some schools and boarding schools in Indonesia, I'll keep fingers crossed.

5 comments:

mari0sy said...

pertamaxxx,,,

salam kenal dari
http://aby-umy.blogspot.com/

law ada waktu mampir ya??

H. Nizam said...

@MariOsy,
Salam kenal kembali.
Nanti saya akan kunjungi.

Wiwied said...

::: nice poem.... jadi inget the song for the children by Harris... ^-^..

::: selamat hari pendidikan,,,, ^-^

colson said...

Like you I do hope our education systems' turn out will always be young people who have learned to think independently.

H. Nizam said...

@Wiwied,
Lirik-nya cukup "seram" sesuai dengan kondisi pendidikan kita: mahal, membingungkan, dll.

@Colson,
Yes, that way the future generation can be much better that it is now.