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Quote from Francisco Ferrer,

"Governments have ever been known to hold
a high hand over the education of the people.
They know, better than anyone else,
that their power is based almost entirely on the school.
Hence, they monopolize it more and more."


Francisco Ferrer (more quotes by Francisco Ferrer or books by/about Francisco Ferrer)

[Francisco Ferrer y Guardia] (1857-1909) founder of 'The Modern School' in Barcelona, Spain, arrested and executed without trial by firing squad following the declaration of martial law in 1909 during the 'Tragic Week'


The Modern School, 1908


Education, Government, Power, Propaganda


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