"Interestingly, the hatred is even more severe when the forbidden sound is coming from someone who is emotionally connected to the sufferer, like a family member or close friend, which makes Thanksgiving with a misophonia sufferer sound like just the worst torture ever."
If you're in the Western world, your education looked pretty much like this: 12 years of sitting in classes that focused almost entirely on memorizing facts. The thing is that by the third grade or so, you probably knew why that was bullshit.
"It turns out that the modern school system was concocted nearly wholesale by a committee of ten guys way back in the early 1890s. They were imaginatively known as the Committee of Ten. Before then, schools across the United States were essentially free to teach kids however they wanted. But the committee's report basically turned education into an assembly line."