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Rapid response to:

Editor's Choice

A fresh look at shortsightedness

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 07 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2498

Rapid Response:

Beware of School

Lettered but fettered, schools are rotten with rote and written with riffs. Intellectual but ineffectual, and hallowed but hollow and shallow, schools are fallow followers that kowtow to puppet shows for the status quo. To quote Mark Twain, "I never let school interfere with my education."

Competing interests: No competing interests

08 June 2018
Hugh Mann
New York, NY, USA