Homeschooling is the trend I’m most bullish on relative to how little attention it receives. Institutional trust is falling, online education is getting better fast, smartphones are getting cheaper, and it’s getting easier for parents to team up and educate their kids together.
Pre-internet: Scarcity of teachers, information, and distractions. Post internet: Abundance of teachers, information, and distractions. It's never been easier to learn something new. It's never been harder to filter out what's worth learning.
The Internet has made facts a commodity. Now, the value is in the analysis and the speed in which you do it. Investing is the most lucrative area where this is playing out and can gives individuals the chance to compete and win against the Goliaths. Its manifest destiny.
What kids must understand about the news: • Fake news travels faster than true news. • For-profit news (nearly all mainstream news) exists to make money, not to maximize truth. • Bad news makes more profit than good news. • Journalists are everyday people with biases too.