Monday, July 03, 2006

America Needs A Declaration of Dependence

The Fourth of July will soon be here and as I draft this article, I can’t help but wonder how many more Fourths we’ll still be able to celebrate as independent, sovereign citizens. In Democracy and Education (1916) John Dewey, the most influential American educator of the 20th century, wrote “dependence denotes a power rather than a weakness. There is always a danger that increased personal independence will decrease the social capacity of an individual…” Does that mean.....
by Betty Freauf


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