If you’ve read my blog for any length of time you know that one of my hobby-horses is primary education in this country. Today I stumbled across an answer at Quora that illustrates my concerns.
The question asked was: “Do democracies inherently require well-educated leaders to properly function?”
The answer was:
No, democracies require well-educated people.
That is partly why democracies are not yet efficient power-sharing societies, even in the “developed” countries;
For equal access to high standard education you need a democratically and collectively owned and controlled economy that supplies the science and information without any influence of the conservative oligarchs whose private ownership corrupts our old, sad capitalist system.
The author lives in Hungary. Hungary. The mind boggles. But that’s what’s being pushed for here.