61428Re: No education - no personal responsibility
- Jun 24, 2008Well said.
--- In Libertarian@yahoogroups.com, "Sasan Sadat-Sharifi"
> --- In Libertarian@yahoogroups.com, "Angelos" <kavouriadisez@>
> > However, we can not reasonably expect personal responsibility
> > people who are not educated at least at a basic minimum.community
> > This is why providing FREE education is something that the
> > (or its representatives, i.e., local Government) needs to makeRule.
> > available to everyone.
> It doesn't take expensive education to teach a child The Golden
> That philosophy is ingrained by a combination of good parenting andof
> life experience.
> If anything, state education teaches exactly the opposite; that it's
> OK to initiate violence against others as long as it's for the good
> the Collective.absolutely
> I have often seen you use the fact that education is expensive as an
> argument for Government schools. What you have failed to address is
> the reason WHY education is so expensive. It's the same reason why
> health care and gasoline are so expensive: STATE INTERVENTION.
> You have also argued that it would not be profitable to educate
> children who come from families that cannot afford to pay, but it
> doesn't have to be profitable. Charities are proof of that, and
> Compassion itself is a market force.
> Consider the following effects of the Free Market on education:
> --- Competition will keep costs lower and quality higher.
> --- Less taxes means more money to spend on education and charity.
> --- Schools would be focused on REAL education, not obedience to the
> I would also dispute the idea that's it's acceptable to subject
> children to the Lobotomy of State Education as long as the literacy
> rate of the Collective improves.
> When you quote Jefferson and the other "founders" it means
> nothing to me. They made the same mistake that you are making today,power
> which is to believe that Government can "help". It only has the
> to murder and enslave, and Public Education trains children toaccept
> it as being necessary.
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