[Americans] have built numberless high schools, lavish in equipment, only to see them, under the prevailing scheme of values, turned into social centers and institutions for improving the personality, where teachers, living in fear of constituents, dare not enforce scholarship. They have built colleges on an equal scale, only to see them turned into playgrounds … Continue reading More money does not better education make.
If society is something which can be understood, it must have structure; if it has structure, it must have hierarchy; against this metaphysical truth the declamations of the Jacobins break in vain.~ p. 35Ideas Have Consequences
I've been reading Ideas Have Consequences recently, and though I'm only a couple chapters into it, it's a great book so far. There are a ton of things that I would want to excerpt here, but I don't think I'm going to do them all. It would just be too much. So I'll post a … Continue reading Consequential Ideas