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The Role of 'Educators'

RepubRob2 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:27 PM
And, wt, if it were as simple as taking "the necessary steps to curb a recession", then why hasn't your president done it? He had the Executive and Legislative branches of government all to himself for two years. And you still failed to tell us all what the specific lessons we can learn from Japan are. And gee whiz, we're all wishing we were just like Japan.
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...