Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Simplified & orginal passage

Simplified  passage

The great experiment has just begun. It may be defeated. There is high birth rate among some people. They are full of indoctrinated ignorance. Let us imagine the full fruitage of instruction. Every child should be schooled till at least he is twenty. Every child should find free access to the universities, libraries and museums. These places harbour and offer the intellectual and artistic, treasures of the race. We should not consider education as the painful accumulation of facts and dates and reigns. It is not even the necessary preparation of the individual to earn his upkeep in the world. It is the transmission of our mental, moral and aesthetic heritage as fully as possible to as many as possible. The purpose is to enlighten man’s understanding, control embellishment and enjoyment of life.



 Orginal passage

The great experiment has just begun and it may yet be defeated by the high birth rate of unwilling or indoctrinated ignorance. But what would be the full fruitage of instruction if every child should be schooled till at least the twentieth year, and should find free access to the universities, libraries and museums that harbour and offer the intellectual and artistic, treasures of the race?Consider education not as the painful accumulation of facts and dates and reigns, nor merely the necessary preparation of  the individual to earn his keep in the world, but as the transmission of our mental, moral, technical and aesthetic heritage as fully as possible to as many as possible for the enlightenment of man’s understanding, control embellishment, and enjoyment of life – Will Durant.


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