Transcendentalism In High Schools

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Transcendentalism should be taught in high school, as it is a good catalyst for free thought, and can help one be successful in future corporate opportunities.. High schools should teach transcendentalist, if only to encourage the power of the self. In the movie “Dead Poet’s Society,” Mr. Keating gives the gift of individualism to the boys at a conservative prep school. Due to this, many of the boys blossom, emerging from their shells. The boys finally learn their own interests, and invest in themselves, something that is not encouraged at the school. To have confidence in one’s own abilities is key to rising up a corporate ladder.
As a whole, the arts are largely ignored in the educational setting. The painting in Source A is from the Hudson
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