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Lessons in Intellectual Freedom
|Posted By: Jonathan Schiff on October 4, 2002|
|To the point that "Power, not justice turns the wheels of educationů" I would like to add that conformity and not intellectual excellence assists in turning those wheels.|
As an attorney in the public realm, I have dealt with education institutions for more than 20 years on behalf of students and parents. And have become increasingly convinced that more often than not, the institution is in opposition to the very notion of learning.
Isn't it ironic that both libraries and schools proclaim an important role in advancing the limits of human knowledge, but only the libraries filed lawsuites to challenge the federal law mandating research destructive Internet filters?