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The Role of 'Educators'

wtmoore1 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 2:46 PM
Considering that the inclusion of minority and populist voices in predominately white, Christian textbooks that have been used for decades was in response to their COMPLETE OMISSION. As if minority communities contributed nothing to the building of our country. The answer to the perceived unbalance in classroom material is to do exactly what the left has been forced to do for decades--fight for the inclusion of those who you feel are overlooked or treated unfairly. Instead of pointing fingers at the general unbalance, the left had to bring attention to the important figures and movements that weren't touched upon adequately. It's not enough to just point and cry out, "propaganda." You have to justify a change.
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...