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The Role of 'Educators'

magnetar Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:33 PM
you are a mother and you cared, other see that it is the teacher job to educate and raise their kids and the TV does the finishing touches.
Judy S Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:36 PM
Yah...it is easy to fool yourself into thinking that schools will "teach" certain aspects of life. You just have to wade in, which I did several times, especially for my youngest son.
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...