The problem with modern day
academia is that it doesn't teach anyone anything about true spiritual
realities. The West is very advanced on how to get and hold wealth.
Also very good at inventing things and technology. Medicine is amazing
when it comes to severed limbs. But when it comes to spiritual
knowledge the west is virtually bankrupt. The masses are given a
watered down version of Christianity based on corrupted
interpretations of Jesus's teachings and told "here is your answer to
what God is".
And in higher education like
colleges the disciplines are fragmented with each one thinking it's
the most important. Does science really conflict with philosophy or
religion? No. Current science doesn't and can't measure and prove
spiritual realities because it measures only what physical instruments
can measure. In fact the way many people practice science it's almost
like a religion itself since this is how they define reality. If you
can't measure it then it's not real. But you can't measure love with a
yardstick can you? But we all know what love is since it's a common
experience. So modern science has this limitation.
Also children should be taught
the truth that all disciplines are connected and are describing
different aspects of the One Reality.
Meditation should be taught when
the child is ready so they can experience the Bliss of the Self and
have a broader more expanded frame of reference in regards to the
The concepts of reincarnation
and karma should also be taught so children understand that we grow
and mature over many lifetimes and not just one. And lastly that there
is a final goal to this earthly school of life which is Self