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May 28th, 2007, 10:51 PM
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"No public school in the United States is set up to allow a George Washington to happen. Washingtons in the bud stage are screened, browbeaten, or bribed to conform to a narrow outlook on social truth. Boys like Andrew Carnegie who begged his mother not to send him to school and was well on his way to immortality and fortune at the age of thirteen would be referred today for psycological counseling; Thomas Edison would find himself in Special Ed until his peculiar genius had been sufficiently tamed.

Anyone who reads can compare what the American present does in isolating children from their natural sources of education, modeling them on a niggardly last, to what the American past proved about human capabilities. The magnitude of the forced schooling institution's strange accomplishment has been monumental. No wonder history has been outlawed. "

I just had to share this when I read it!!!!
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May 28th, 2007, 10:58 PM
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This book has been on my list!! Now I really want to read it!
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May 28th, 2007, 10:59 PM
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It is so darn good! My favorite homeschooling book so far.
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Very true. I really think if we still had the one room school concept where all ages are together and apprenticeships I'd be all for public school. The way it is today... nope.
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It sounds like a lot of other books that I have read about home schooling. All the more reason for me to read it! Sounds good.
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