"To educate a man in mind, and not in morals,
is to educate a menace to society."
Theodore Roosevelt
(1858-1919) 26th US President
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Now if people could just understand what a menace to society immoral laws really are. Repealing Laws of Forfeiture and Confisaction would be a good start.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
    True but there is no 'educating' in morals -- they are acquired through example and experience. Morals define the society -- should they be out of sync with the unwritten Laws of Nature, the society will have to adjust, not the other way around. For the most part, humankind lives in a delusionary world contrived by the ruling class, thus the search for truth is a threat to the rulers and the 'world' they have us prop up.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
     -- RobertSRQ      
     -- mike, Norwalk      
    There is a quote that I have been trying to find regarding education and literacy. If you give me a society that can read, you have given me a society that can be duped.
     -- D Stahl, Waseca, Minnesota     
    This one is my favorite. I strongly believe in a solid education; however, I witness many parents thriving to place their children in the best educational institutions, but are out of touch with their children. Morals are preached, but not demanded. The end product is a menace! Many (not all) of these children end up very selfish, disrespectful and have a sense of entitlement as if everything should be handed to them and not earned. If these parents simply focused on teaching their children to be considerate to others and work hard to earn a good living, education would naturally come along with their efforts.
     -- MUMMS, USA     
     -- Jim, Austin      
    The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.
    Psalm 12:8
     -- Ronw13, OR     
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