A general State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly like one another: and as the mould in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government, whether this be a monarch, a priesthood, an aristocracy,... Parliamentary Debates - Page 205by New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives - 1877Full view
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Albert A. Anderson - Democracy - 2008 - 348 pages
...contrivance for molding people to be exactly like one another. Since the mold in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government...it establishes a despotism over the mind leading by natural tendency to one over the body. An education established and controlled by the state should...