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The Role of 'Educators'

trailbee Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 6:08 PM
As usual, the post is spot on. My grandchildren are all in elementary school, and coming home with some very unusual statements. But, although my daughter and her husband were recipients of high school indoctrination, and often do not "see" the dangers in what they hear, they are old and wise enough to sense the looming peril were the statements seen to their conclusion. Also, thanks for your Christmas Books post. I'm wading my way through your list, and your book arrived in today's mail. All 9 1/4 x 6 1/8 x 2 of it!!!! I did not read your first edition because I felt it was too "old" and was thrilled that you updated it. Thank you. Happy New Year. :)
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...