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The Role of 'Educators'

Arley2 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:54 PM
It seems to me that the role of educators along with parents is to teach the coming generation what they need to know to function well as citizens. To teach how the world REALLY works. We're losing that function and the outcome is kids are taught fantasy at least as much as they're taught reality.
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...