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8:47pm February 16, 2012
questionableadvice:

~ Pros and Cons: A Newspaper Reader’s and Debater’s Guide to the Leading Controversies of the Day, John Bertram Askew, 1899(click to enlarge)“Con: (3) Compulsory Education teaches them enough to be able to read “penny dreadfuls” and other injurious literature, but creates no desire for higher knowledge.”

"Aye. When I was a lad we learned to read by the light of our helmet lamps down the mines…"

questionableadvice:

~ Pros and Cons: A Newspaper Reader’s and Debater’s Guide to the Leading Controversies of the Day, John Bertram Askew, 1899
(click to enlarge)

“Con: (3) Compulsory Education teaches them enough to be able to read “penny dreadfuls” and other injurious literature, but creates no desire for higher knowledge.”

"Aye. When I was a lad we learned to read by the light of our helmet lamps down the mines…"

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  6. my-ear-trumpet reblogged this from questionableadvice and added:
    "Aye. When I was a lad we learned to read by the light of our helmet lamps down the mines…"
  7. firestorm77 reblogged this from questionableadvice and added:
    Gee I am glad times changed and now education is every child’s right
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  9. rabidraccoons reblogged this from questionableadvice and added:
    This sounds a lot like the current view held by certain American republicans…
  10. icecream-sandwich reblogged this from questionableadvice and added:
    I can attest.
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  17. marissalg reblogged this from questionableadvice and added:
    I mean, really the best part of this is “and factory work does them no harm”.
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