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The Role of 'Educators'

silas2 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:57 PM
He’s exactly right. I know people who think their own country is the scourge of the world and hate it to its bone. One is a school teacher.
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...