"La llibertat no baixarà cap al poble, és el poble que ha de pujar cap a la llibertat" (Emma Goldman)

dimecres, 10 de gener de 2018

El "temazo" del dimecres. Pete Seeger - "What did you learn in school today?"

Avui dedico el "temazo" dels dimecres a Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, pedagog llibertari català afussellat per la monarquia espanyola l'any 1909 acusat d'instigar els fets de la setmana tràgica. Al llarg d'aquest any es commemorarà els 150 aniversari del seu naixement amb actes arreu del territori. Tot un referent per les seves tesis polítiques, socials i pedagògiques. Va ser el fundador de l'Escola Moderna, un projecte de pedagogia llibertària, l'any 1901. Encara avui ens calen moltes lliçons de Ferrer i Guàrdia.

La cançó va ser composta per Tom Paxton i interpretada pel llegendari cantautor folk nord-americà, Pete Seeger, l'any 1964.
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
I learned that Washington never told a lie
I learned that soldiers seldom die
I learned that everybody's free
And that's what the teacher said to me
That's what I learned in school today
That's what I learned in school
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
I learned that policemen are my friends
I learned that justice never ends
I learned that murderers die for their crimes
Even if we make a mistake sometimes
And that's what I learned in school today
That's what I learned in school
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
I learned our country must be strong
It's always right and never wrong
Our leaders are the finest men
And we elect them again and again
And that's what I learned in school today
That's what I learned in school
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
What did you learn in school today
Dear little boy of mine?
I learned that war is not so bad
I learned about the great ones we have had
We fought in Germany and in France
And someday I might get my chance
And that's what I learned in school today
That's what I learned in school

2 comentaris:

  1. Això de perseguir l'escola catalana no els ve de nou, oi?

    ResponElimina
  2. Que va! Afortunadament, avui en dia ja no ens llencen bombes...

    ResponElimina