posted on Mar, 24 2008 @ 02:08 PM
The success of faith based schools is a thorn in the side of the "elite". If the population is dumb, the people will not have a clue about the world
around them, or how to be involved in it - at least not on a practical level.
When people have a good education, are able to read and converse with a decent level of competency, it puts a lot of the "elite" on a less
advantageous footing. Meaning, it is harder for them to get away with things like taking us to war over lies. It would mean that there is a whole
generation out there that would have the ability to question, to think for themselves.
This would be very dangerous for the political elite who hate being questioned, and vehemently detest the idea that people might think for themselves.
I'm quite active politically, and the way that a lot of the politicos I meet think is just as outlined above... it sickens me that they have no
Unless we fight for the rights of our children to learn and develop, they will suffer a fate far worse than our high taxes, and bad health care...