What would Lewis Carroll say if he were alive today about the corporate education reform movement? What would he say about the contemporary effort to destroy childhood in the name of “standards”? How would he respond if a learned pedant told him that “as you grow up in this world, you will learn that no one gives a s–t what you think or feel”? How would he explain this to Alice? Would he even try?

Jonathan Lovell has written a beautiful illustrated essay on the corporate reform movement, creative disruption, Alice in Wonderland, GERM, Lace to the Top, and the Jabberwock. He names the Jabberwock.

Read it and arm yourself against nonsense with imagination and insight, drawn from literature.