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The Power of High Places: Academia and Media are Hives of the Left That Sway the Culture

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 7:51 AM
The only reason I'm giving any money to academia is to pay for my kids college "education". Sadly, like most students, they seem to be drinking the koolaid. That's the problem with college. Most students have never produced anything of value, have never worked for anything. So for them, they support and vote for whomever promises to give things. And they never wise up unless and until they actually do become producers. By then, it's too late.
Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:56 AM
There are "conservative" colleges, as well. I went to one, Texas A&M, and I can tell you that the "conservative" schools are all about big government, too. They just preach it from a different angle, but it's the same big government we get from the liberals.

Raise your kids on libertarianism, founding principles, and Biblical morals, and it won't matter where (or if) they go to college.
Jack2894 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:50 AM
SO the obvious question is why you are supoporting the system. I would think you'd keep your kids as far away as possible.
The second book of Kings in the Old Testament is a usefully depressing history on national decline. It starts with fire coming down from heaven to convince a king, and Elijah ascending to heaven via chariots of fire. It ends with the former king of Judah taken into captivity and dependent on the ruler of Babylon, who condescends to give him an allowance.

Not all kings were part of the descent. Jehoash, Amaziah, and Azariah, for example, all “did what was right in the eyes of the Lord,” except for one thing: “The high places were not removed; the...