Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Founders' Daily Quote: 2 Dec 08

"The good Education of Youth has been esteemed by wise Men in all Ages, as the surest Foundation of the Happiness both of private Families and of Common-wealths. Almost all Governments have therefore made it a principal Object of their Attention, to establish and endow with proper Revenues, such Seminaries of Learning, as might supply the succeeding Age with Men qualified to serve the Publick with Honour to themselves, and to their Country."

--Benjamin Franklin, Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, 1749.

If only they would teach actually, unbiased accounts of events pertinent to the time period these events occurred so we may have an educated society instead of an indoctrination of our children to go against the wishes and beliefs of their parents.

Source: PatriotPost.us - Subscribe.

Cross-posted @ Rosemary's News and Ideas.

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