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December 30, 2012

"Higher" Learning

β€œIn the hands of a skillful indoctrinator, the average student not only thinks what the indoctrinator wants him to think . . . but is altogether positive that he has arrived at his position by independent intellectual exertion. This man is outraged by the suggestion that he is the flesh-and-blood tribute to the success of his indoctrinators.” – William F. Buckley Jr., Up From Liberalism (1959)

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 30, 2012 11:14 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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A lot of that is true about the skillful wife who knows how to make her hubby think that his latest plan was all his own idea. There's no telling how much can be accomplished as long as you don't care who gets the credit!

Posted by: Joan of Argghh! at December 30, 2012 3:11 PM

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