"If we are to reach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children."
19 November 1921
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Sadly, those who worship war and those who pray for Armageddon also know this truth...
 -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US     
    If you are allowed to begin with the children you have already attained the objective in your country. Peace in the world is only attainable by bringing freedom to it. All war is the result of the presence of tyrants.
     -- warren, olathe     
    Dictators seek to control education. Hitler, Mao, Lenin...We have a long history of trying to achieve some sort of social utopia through education in our history...Mann's common school idea is one of the foundational principles of modern American public education...but what has it gotten us? Children who cannot read and who are as likely, if not more likely, to turn to violence.
     -- Dana, Lincoln     
    Like it or not, the schoolroom is the battleground for the hearts and minds of the masses.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
     -- Anonymous      
    A State education will by design create State "loyalists". aka Cannon Fodder. And the truth is always the first casualty of any war.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
     -- Anonymous      
    Great wisdom from a great hero.
     -- TinDefacto, Little Elm     
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