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Laura Sibinescu

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Are governments interested in keeping us 'dumb'?

Educated citizens are difficult to govern - this is a recurrent argument I've encountered while discussing education with various people.

Do you think it's in a democratic government's best interest to keep its citizens ignorant by maintaining largely outmoded school systems and educational policies, a lack of transparency, or the failure to encourage social and political participation? Or would a democratic government prefer to work with an educated, involved citizenry?

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    Mar 30 2013: We try to control people and things.
    We try not to be controlled by others.
    In other words, if we know when we die, then, we have the power to decide how to deal or how to control.
    In fact, there is nothing can be controlled by human; it is because we do not know when we ” die”!

    Warm Greetings to you,

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