Prime Wisdom

January 22, 2010

Anything that begins with a quotation from Upton Sinclair is likely to be worth reading, and this is no exception. From Front Porch Republic: http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2010/01/prime-wisdom/

Prime Wisdom

BY JASON PETERS

13 JANUARY 2010

Rock Island, IL

In 1923 Upton Sinclair published a book on education titled The Goose-Step. It began thus:

“Six hundred thousand young people are attending colleges and universities in America. They are the pick of our coming generation; they are the future of our country. If they are wisely and soundly taught, America will be great and happy; if they are misguided and mistaught, no power can save us.”

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