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The Role of 'Educators'

RepubRob2 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 9:29 AM
Oh, I get it, now. Here's the game: you get to throw out an incendiary statement with multiple interpretations, and whichever one the conservative sucker takes, you get to prop him up and slam his head against the wall? No thanks. This the debating equivalent of a sucker punch.
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...