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The Role of 'Educators'

Makeshift Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 12:49 AM
Thomas Sowell, I've been looking into this myself. I'd suggest looking up some sources: Allan Bloom, "The Closing of the American Mind," Evan Sayet, "The KinderGarden of Eden" (which just came out), what Yuri Bezmenov said, and look into the history of the Frankfurt School, and how political correctness came into being. Sayet said that to the modern liberal the sole moral sin is the attempt to be right. Excerpting from Sayet's book: The Laws of Modern Liberalism: Indiscriminateness - the total rejection of the intellectual process - is an absolute moral imperative. Ascribe to the better the negative qualities associated with the lesser while concurrently ascribing to the lesser the positive qualities found in the better.
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...