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Indoctrination vs Education

An interview with a chavista (Venezuelan Socialist) in New York. She grew up in an education system that taught her to hate the USA. An unfortunate example of the youth undergoing brainwashing by those we trust with our children's education.

Should schools be allowed to push politics on the kids?

Should we allow Indoctrination in the Education system?

by Maibort Petit

I learned of it thanks to a friend from childhood, who, like me, fled Venezuela.

She was just getting off the plane

and was already complaining about the “atrocities” of the empire. “It’s very cold, people are anti-parabolic.”

My friend waited patiently for her in the waiting room of the flight from Caracas on the Dynamic Airways line. This was Joana’s first visit to New York. She had only left her country 4 times. She once had a brief stay in Cuba and visited for a few days in Bolivia and Ecuador. She is 26 but looks much older. A graduate from the Bolivarian University of Venezuela, UBV, in Legal Studies.

Since her graduation she was proud to serve the revolution with both eyes closed.

Etched in her very soul is one of the phrases she learned from her commander, Hugo Chavez:

“Without education, without revolutionary culture, there is no possible revolution.”

So I repeated that thought to her at our meeting that took place in the heart of Manhattan, several days after her arrival in the Big Apple. When I first saw Joana, she told me that it was not quite true what she had heard. At the age of nine she accompanied her mother to one of Chavez’s meetings in Casalta, the town where she was born and raised. It is surrounded by poverty and violence that characterizes the popular Caracas residential area.

Symbol of indoctrination in schools
Socialism using the school system not to educate but to Indoctrinate

Coming to the “evil” empire

My friend went out with her in her car from the JFK via Queens.

My friend called me on the phone and said that Joana had agreed to meet for interview, although she is afraid.

When I learned that a young woman, raised and educated in the socialist revolution, came to New York, I asked to arrange a conversation with her, only to inquire and confirm the hypotheses that I as a researcher have made over the last few years.


I wanted to verify the extent of the damage that a generation subjected for more than 17 years to a strategy of ideologization and brainwashing, whose fundamental objective is precisely to “create a new person”, docile and