If Everybody In The World Dropped Out Of School We Would Have A Much More Intelligent Society.—
Jaden Smith (@officialjaden) September 13, 2013
The very well educated writers at Salon have already covered actor and rapper Jaden Smith’s “bizarre anti-education tweets,” including this gem about everyone in the whole world dropping out of school. Maybe it’s just because it’s not a school night, but we’re not so prepared to call his tweet “anti-education.” Anti-school, maybe. Anti-Common Core? Hopefully.
Bizarre? What if he’d instead tweeted, “If everybody in the world stopped going to church we would have a much more spiritual society”? That’s Nobel Peace Prize material right there.
What else is on Jaden’s mind?
OK, that last one’s either a take on Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Theory of Natural Human or just nonsense. Jaden does spend a lot of time in Hollywood, though, so maybe that’s colored his perspective on adult intelligence. Or perhaps…