Re: the right to purse excellence

Charles (
Thu, 1 May 1997 10:42:28 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 1 May 1997, Dale R. Reed wrote:

> Then if the majority of people in our republic want to maintain a
> welfare system including welfare schools for the few that don't meet our
> assumptions, fine. But we would expect all good citizens to try to
> keep themselves and their children off the welfare rolls.

We're really into shame and stigma here, aren't we?

I would rather set to work repairing our damaged public schools than
entrust children to the tender mercies of Scrooge ("Are there no
workhouses?") and the disciples of Ayn Rand.

- Charles -