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The Role of 'Educators'

bcordon Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 4:51 PM
Very well put, Mr. Sowell. I've always wondered who, specifically started the brainwashing of our students, and now I have a name. Is it any wonder why an increasing number of parents are choosing home-scholing and trusted private schools these days? Look for more of that.
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...