I read that the Republican Party of Texas called for a ban on teaching critical thinking skills in the state's schools because of its "focus on behaviour modification" that has "the purpose of challenging the student's fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority".
As a proud product of the Texas public school system, my first reaction was, ''there's critical thinking in Texas schools?'' But then again that was in the 1990s, and 20 years on, things might have changed. After all, we managed to put into office a two-term president, conqueror and defender of the faith, so there is something definitely great about Texas.
My second reaction was, ''Sure it was about Texas, not Thailand?''
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