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Which schools do we need?

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Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Apr 15, 2005 at 02:58

Schools, generally, ought to have something religious [treated or regarded with a devotion and scrupulousness appropriate to worship*] to them, yes, to take just a strong word from one of the commentators.

And that should be never ever looking religious [believing in and worshipping a superhuman controlling power or powers*] about ideologies, theories, opinions.

They should be temples of knowledge [facts, information, and skills acquired … through education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject*].

The respect of this simple rule is the least and the most people can and must demand of their schools.


*All quotes from The New Oxford Dictionary of English
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