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Single Idea 5305

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 5. Education / b. Education principles]

Full Idea

Communists seek to rescue education from the influence of the ruling class.

Gist of Idea

Communists want to rescue education from the ruling class


K Marx / F Engels (The Communist Manifesto [1848], 2)

Book Reference

Marx,K./Engels,F.: 'The Communist Manifesto', ed/tr. Taylor,A.J.P. [Penguin 1973], p.100

A Reaction

Someone has to control education, and I would personally prefer it if the controllers were well educated themselves. Neutral education is an idle dream. We must educate for democracy, if we really want democracy.