Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Without III

"Men had better be without education than be educated by their rulers; for their education is but the mere breaking in of the steer to the yoke; the mere discipline of the hunting dog, which, by dint of severity, is made to forego the strongest impulse of his nature, and instead of devouring his prey, to hasten with it to the feet of his master."
--Thomas Hodgskin
Source: Mechanics' Magazine, October 11, 1823,
Ref: Class and Conflict in Nineteenth-century England, 1815-1850, by Patricia Hollis

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