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The Role of 'Educators'

Reginald10 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 2:06 PM
Oh, for goodness' sake. That roster of dystopian fantasies will drive off any intelligent youth upon whom the sun shines. Try reading Rudyard Kipling, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie; Issac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, John Wood Campbell. . . Good stuff, worth reading, positive reinforcement for the ones who read them!
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...