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The Role of 'Educators'

vicki19 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:49 AM
(cont previous post) ..together with all its adjacent evils and misery, and the new faith of humanism, resplendent in the promise of a world in which the never realized Christian ideal of 'love thy neighbor' will finally be achieved. John Dunphy Humanist magazine 1983
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...