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The Role of 'Educators'

suz Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 3:48 AM
we are not the same kind people who fought the revolution. if the citizens had to fight and take up arms, there's no question, we woudn't--we don't have it in us as a country. we are lazy, coddled, spoiled and we've got "attitude" to boot--we're entitled! the mothers of the children who know nothing today should be ashamed.
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...