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The Role of 'Educators'

Alex_P Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 3:40 PM
Can confirm by my own experience. Being educated in the USSR, I needed quite a few hard slaps by reality before I started to perceive it.
Many years ago, as a young man, I read a very interesting book about the rise of the Communists to power in China. In the last chapter, the author tried to explain why and how this had happened.

Among the factors he cited were the country's educators. That struck me as odd, and not very plausible, at the time. But the passing years have made that seem less and less odd, and more and more plausible. Today, I see our own educators playing a similar role in creating a mindset that undermines American society.

Schools were once thought of as places where a...