Education: Double Life

Walter Lippman, chief editorial writer of the New York World, delivered a lecture at the University of Virginia. Said he: "I believe that the body of educators has hardly realized the power it could exercise if it chose not to endure this perpetual bullying by ignoramuses. The teachers will be slaves if they act like slaves. Weakness always tempts the bully. If they cower they will be bullied. The tragedy and absurdity of the thing is that they could so easily rally a following if they had the imagination to realize how strong they are. If they chose to say that...

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