A Musing.

Adrian de León
2 min readJun 20, 2020

We live in a lie that we perpetuate on a daily basis. The social contract that was signed for us has been upheld thanks to continuous and elaborate distractions. When man gave up the freedom inherent with being an animal born and raised in the wild, we expected the freedom to be protected from the dangers of a chaotic world by a benevolent structure. When we acquiesced our ability to roam, think, struggle, to kill or to hoard, we did so with the expectation that this structure would protect us from our animalistic tendencies.

In this bargain, we accepted to raise our children within an education system designed…

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