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Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]

Rich Johnson wrote:

On Apr 30, 2006, at 3:26 PM, Steve Lamb wrote:

Rich Johnson wrote:

ROFLMAO!  You're calling for the elimination of History, Citizenship,
Government, and  even the ''Pledge of Allegiance''.

No, there's a difference between teaching those subjects and going off on
a political tirade during a Geography lesson:

Oh, so the objection is to _dissident_ poltical teaching. Heaven forbid that high school students should be challenged to think and decide for themselves.

No, the distinction is between teaching various theories of
government, history of the development of government, relative
advantages and disadvantages, etc. and putting forth one's
own political views as fact.


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You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!

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