The punishment model of education has been the dominant model of education for 150 years.
So are you saying that we have achieved a successful level of self-awareness over the past 150 years?
In many parts of the USA, corporal punishment is still applied for misbehavior and poor performance in work. It used to be more widespread but most states have abolished the practice.
But in some states paddling children, hitting hands with rulers, etc is still a common everyday practice.