Education: Indoctrination of Youth

If the private owners of some public utility, the suppliers of gas, bringers of electric light, should want their ownership to continue, might they not teach school children that such ownership was beneficent? Here and there they might juggle a paragraph in a textbook adopted throughout the land. They might now and again send inconspicuous checks to school teachers who preached that private ownership was public weal, State ownership "Bolshevism." When the school children reached maturity and taxpaying, they would accept private ownership of public utilities as matter of course.

Such propaganda would be viewed by many as pernicious. Others, hailing it...

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