MASONIC SNAKES IN "CATHOLIC" EDUCATION
By Charlotte Iserbyt
Regarding Catholic schools accepting the national Common Core curriculum, I am afraid we will have to understand that the Catholic Bishops are part of it...willingly part of it. I don't like to say that, but the Bishops are not stupid. They are following directives from the Vatican that is up to its eyeballs in Masonic snakes.
That criticism does not mean that I am not a solid, believing traditional Catholic. Perhaps the deceit I have seen in American public education, and how good teachers have been lied to, how the whole community and nation has been lied to, has made me into a skeptic and a cynic regarding what is going on.
The changes in education began a bit prior to Vatican II in the very early sixties. Vatican II and American public education went down the same ungodly New Age humanistic path to Liberation theology, Liberation education, Liberation sex, Liberation drugs and alcohol, Liberation marriage and family values, Liberation U.S. Constitutional system, Liberation you-name-it.
I remember a conversation I had in 1983 with a former Commissioner of Education Francis Keppel (1965) who not only oversaw the beginning of the Civil Rights movement in education (desegregation, etc.) but at one time was head of the Aspen Institute and numerous boards and deeply involved in educational research...teacher training a la Pavlov/Skinner (OBE). I knew nothing about Keppel's background when, by chance, I met him in 1983 at a reception at the local sailing club in N. Hatley, Quebec. He had a summer home there. I had just been fired from the U.S. Department of Education and was visiting my former roommate who summered in Hatley and who was a close friend of Keppel and his wife, Didi. When I left the reception early I went into a local coffee shop and found Keppel at the counter drinking his coffee and reading a big book. Evidently he had become bored at the reception. The big book he was reading was by an important Dutch Protestant (can't remember his name) regarding how successful Protestants had been in directing changes during Vatican II. He remarked to me how important that book was. I was a “dumb-dumb” then and had no idea what he meant. Keppel chatted with me, telling me he had very high regard for his successor, the notorious Commissioner of Education, Yale’s Skull and Bones’ Harold Howe, who, in this writer’s opinion, pounded the last nail of the coffin into local control with his desegregation policies. One of Howe’s statements was to the effect that the affluent middle class white neighborhoods, with their well-manicured lawns, had to be blown apart through desegregation.
Of course, as some of us have come to realize, the blowing apart of the white neighborhoods, deliberate creation of chaos in order to move the international agenda forward (dialectic), not the improvement of education/life for the blacks, was the real goal of these people. See my article “Experimentation on Blacks” which is a pdf at my website. The whole desegregation movement, starting under President Lyndon Johnson, became a huge opportunity for experimentation on the blacks (remember the Chicago Mastery Learning program which Education Week in 1985 referred to as a "human disaster of enormous proportions" with “almost half of the 39,500 public school students in the 1980 freshmen class failing to graduate…” This Pavlovian individualized mastery learning/direct instruction program was one of the first experiments on the unwary black community.
Across-the-board acceptance of this dumbing down education program would ultimately result in its continued use in most of the inner city schools of our nation, leading up to the present installation of the planned restructured education system we are looking at today (for all children) with its individual education plans, no grades, no elected school boards, school choice/charter schools, etc., necessary for implementing the Soviet/Chinese/Cuban polytech (workforce training) system of education run by unelected councils.
Of importance is the fact Keppel was also head of Aspen Institute at one time. Lawrence Pierce wrote an article for the Aspen Institute in 1976 entitled “School Site Management” which also called for vouchers (the beginning of the school choice/ charter school movement with unelected councils agenda) now going in across the country. All of this was necessary to bring all public and private and home school education into the long-anticipated era of computer technology (Skinner called the computer his “box”). This was necessary for implementation of the Soviet polytech/global school to work system using partnerships between the public schools (government) and the private sector (corporations) for a planned economy and lifelong learning under the umbrella of the unelected school superintendent and his unelected school council. This so-called “new” system is not new. It is what used to be referred to as Community Education, and it is international. Go to: www.americandeception.com and type “Feld” into search education for excellent report on Community Education.
Interesting that all of this started only a few years after President Eisenhower signed the first agreements with the Soviet Union in 1958 at the peak of the Cold War, which covered not only education, but many other areas affecting Americans' daily lives. (There was little those agreements did not cover).
Also of interest is fact that during the Congressional Investigation of the Tax-Exempt foundations in 1952 (six years prior to President Eisenhower’s signing of the first agreements with the Soviet Union) Norman Dodd, Research Director for the Investigation, was told by Rowan Gaither, President of the Ford Foundation, that the tax-exempt foundations got their instructions from the White House which called for the foundations to spend their tax-exempt money to bring about a comfortable merger of the United States with the Soviet Union.
I personally believe we are “there.” (Lenin and Stalin called for international communism, also known as World/Global Government, UN Agenda 21, etc.) And so I, very reluctantly, believe the Catholic Church is also “there”. The recent call by the Vatican for a global political and economic system fits into the above, doesn't it?
If the Vatican favors such an international system, it follows that it just might favor an international Common Core curriculum for all nations. The Common Core specifies outcomes (behaviors and attitudes) to be measured. Catholic schools in the nineteen eighties and nineties brought in the infamous federally-funded OBE change agent William Spady to retrain their teachers in this non-academic Skinnerian system. It was at that time that Catholic parents finally should have risen up in arms over the takeover of their formerly excellent education system!
There is a lesson to be learned here. Private and home school education better not take a penny from local, state or federal government or their schools will be taken over by the U.S. Department of Education, as has really been the case with Catholic education in the USA since it took money under the federal ESEA in 1965. It began happening to the Catholic schools in France, starting during World War II under the Vichy regime, when Catholic schools allowed the state to partially fund their schools, and it evidently has happened in the USA as well. That’s very simply the reason why Catholic schools have the Common Core and Catholic parents can’t do anything about it.
I wish I could see some light at the end of the tunnel, but I am afraid there is a freight train coming from the other direction with an oversized load of Masonic snakes!
Prayer is in order.