Education for Internationalism
by Benjamin R. Andrews - 1915
A government agency reaching outside present national boundaries and taking form as a league of peace or a federation of nations may be expected just as soon as the average man is convinced that there may be a wider citizenship than that of the nation. Education as conscious evolution must aim at making this wider patriotism as common a possession of the individual as the narrower patriotism is at present; and teachers who would work for lasting security can make the most effective contribution by conceiving of their work of teaching in world terms. If the schools of leading nations would consciously cultivate allegiance to the republic of humanity as well as to the particular national state, a practical basis for a larger government agency would be laid.
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