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Teacher: Hurricane Sandy a Result of 'Massive Theft of Atmospheric Commons'

Anthony305 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:31 AM
It's time to start de-funding public education, universities in particular. An educational system funded and administered by politicians, teaching false theories of history, science and economics to support their political ideas is destroying the country. A nation of misinformed, maleducated people (certain that they're right, because this is what they've been taught all their lives), will make the wrong decisions about nearly everything. Freedom and prosperity cannot survive without diversity of thought and questioning of accepted dogma. Uniformity of thought would not be good, even if it were accurate.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 6:51 PM
that's why there's such a drive to disallow school vouchers.
"progressives" want to nip that in the bud,so they will have the monopoly on indoctrination (education).
DCM in FL Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 2:43 PM
"...an educational system funded and administered by politicians, teaching false theories of history, science and economics to support their political ideas is destroying the country... a nation of misinformed, maleducated people (certain that they're right, because this is what they've been taught all their lives), will make the wrong decisions about nearly everything."

Brilliantly summed up.
Jules65 Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 9:53 AM
Social justice activist teachers see natural disasters like the recent Hurricane Sandy as opportunities to bring their political agendas into the classroom.

And they rarely miss an opportunity.

Writing for the far-left Zinn Education Project (named for the late communist professor Howard Zinn), Portland, Oregon high school teacher Tim Swinehart opined:

“Hurricane Sandy, and the superstorms that will follow, are not just acts of nature—they are products of a massive theft of the atmospheric commons shared by all life on the planet. Every dollar of profit made by fossil fuel companies relies on polluting our shared atmosphere...