Chomsky on Miseducation
This collection of Chomsky's influential writings on education builds a larger understanding of our educational needs, starting with the changing role of schools today, yet broadening our view toward new models of public education for citizenship.
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Although the title of Chomsky's latest work implies a discussion on the "miseducation" of America's students, there is little about education here. The bulk of this book--which includes a lecture ... Read full review
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Page 7 - I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equality of the white and black races — that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races...
Page 7 - ... there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.
Page 5 - I learned that war is not so bad, I learned about the great ones we have had, We fought in Germany and in France, And someday I might get my chance, And that's what I learned in school today, That's what I learned in school.
Page 1 - Democracy," in the United States rhetoric refers to a system of governance in which elite elements based in the business community control the state by virtue of their dominance of the private society, while the population observes quietly. So understood, democracy is a system of elite decision and public ratification, as in the United States itself. Correspondingly, popular involvement in the formation of public policy is considered a serious threat. It is not a step towards democracy; rather, it...
Page 5 - What did you learn in school today, dear little boy of mine? What did you learn in school today, dear little boy of mine?
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