Dumbing down for downloading

Be the 1st to vote.

“The most erroneous assumption is to the effect that the aim of public education is to fill the young of the species with knowledge and awaken their intelligence, and so make them fit to discharge the duties of citizenship in an enlightened and independent manner. Nothing could be further from the truth. The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. That is its aim in the United States, whatever the pretensions of politicians, pedagogues and other such mountebanks, and that is its aim everywhere else.”? H.L. Mencken

Source: Quote by H.L. Mencken: “The most erroneous assumption is to the effect …”

No tags for this post.

3 thoughts on “Dumbing down for downloading

  1. richard benedict

    Children are inoculated against reading and the full realization of their potential from day one, deliberately.

    One of the great crimes against humanity-on par with the child labor from the industrial revolution.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

wp-puzzle.com logo

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.