Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Concerning Education

Not much education will happen without creating an environment that virtually rings with the thrill of the chase, the mystique of the discovery, and the honorable nature of the endeavor. Education is not happening in a classroom full of long faces, empty stares, and bored yawns. There may be an expensive form of babysitting going on, but certainly not education."

~Kevin Swanson, Upgrade:10 Secrets to the Best Education for Your Child

“It is imagined that, now we have School-boards, we shall not want Sabbath-schools

so much, but may give over the young to the Secularists. Because the children are to
be taught the multiplication table, they will not need to be taught the fear of the
Lord! Strange reasoning this! Can geography teach them the way to Heaven, or
arithmetic remove their countless sins? The more of secular knowledge our juveniles
acquire, the more will they need to be taught in the fear of the Lord. To leave our
youthful population in the hands of secular teachers, will be to sell them to the

~ C.H. Spurgeon on Public Schools (PM102)

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