Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1762), Emile, Or On Education, Retrieved on 2021-10-17
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    17 OCT 2021

     Half of Children Won't Live to Adulthood, So Why Torture ...

    Nothing is more uncertain than the life span of individual man; very few men reach old age. The greatest risks are incurred at the beginning of life: the less we have lived the less we may expect to live. Of the children that are born half at most grow to adolescence; thus it is probable that your pupil will not attain the age of manhood. What must we think then of the barbarous education which sacrifices the present for an uncertain future, which surrounds a child with all sorts of fetters ...
    Folksonomies: education humanity
    Folksonomies: education humanity
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    17 OCT 2021

     Early Advocacy for Public Education

    From the first moment of life, men ought to begin learning to deserve to live; and, as at the instant of birth we partake of the rights of citizenship, that instant ought to be the beginning of the exercise of our duty. If there are laws for the age of maturity, there ought to be laws for infancy, teaching obedience to others: and as the reason of each man is not left to be the sole arbiter of his duties, government ought the less indiscriminately to abandon to the intelligence and prejudices...
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