In PART 1 of this series, the Introduction, we gave some examples of political correctness. Here we will discuss how The Establishment makes what it wants us to believe is politically correct.
What Is The Effect Of Political Correctness Upon Our Education System?
In today’s United States, our educational institutions, the so-called mainstream news media, and Big Tech establish and enforce political correctness. So, why focus just upon our educational system? Why not talk about all three? The primary answer to that is that our educational system teaches our children from the time they are small. Because small children are so trusting, they are most willing to accept bad ideas as truth.
Whoever has the youth has the future. ― Adolf HitlerJoining the Hitler Youth | Facing History and Ourselves
Why would whoever has the youth have the future?
Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. — Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin, And Why Universities Aim to ‘Rewrite the Soul’ of Engineering Education (forbes.com)
What does it mean to have the youth?
In order to have a real grasp of Marxism, one must learn it not only from books, but mainly through class struggle, through practical work and close contact with the masses of workers and peasants. When in addition to reading some Marxist books our intellectuals have gained some understanding through close contact with the masses of workers and peasants and through their own practical work, we will all be speaking the same language, not only the common language of patriotism and the common language of the socialist system, but probably even the common language of communist world outlook. If that happens, all of us will certainly work much better. — Mao Tse-tungQuotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung Terebess Asia Online (TAO) (from the Section on Study in what is otherwise known as Mao’s “Little Red Book”)
Why the emphasis upon language? We convey our beliefs with words. We gain an understanding of what others believe from their words. We think in words. When we control the words people use and the way they use those words, we control what people think and believe. When we can control what people think and believe, we can control those people.
How effective is the indoctrination of children in controlling people? The Bible probably provides the best example. Consider the Hebrews in the Book of Numbers. Consider. Why did God do this?
With wondrous miracles, the Lord God had protected the Hebrews from the Egyptian army. This was the generation of Hebrews who had with devotion built a tabernacle for the Lord. Yet, when the Lord ordered them to enter Promised Land and accept that land of milk and honey as a gift these Hebrews balked. Why did they do that? Well, God did not abandon that generation of Hebrews in the Wilderness. Instead of having these Hebrews enter the Promised Land as warriors, He gave the Hebrews who died in the Wilderness the task of being fit parents to the generation that entered the Promised Land.
Why did God give these Hebrews that task, the job of being good parents in a harsh land? That is perhaps because of the horror-filled hesitation of the Hebrews to enter the Promised Land was not entirely their own fault.
Consider another passage from the Bible.
The generation of Hebrews that died in the Wilderness was the product of generations of Hebrews who had been raised and lived as slaves. To keep the Hebrew population under control, the Egyptians had even killed their infant sons (not much different from the Chinese Communist Party using abortion for population control). The Hebrews accepted this brutality because they had been conditioned from birth against fighting back against their masters. These Hebrews were slaves, and the Egyptians had taught them think and speak of themselves as slaves. So, their concept of life was one of slavery. Therefore, when they heard there were giants in the Promised Land, huge warriors, they became horribly afraid, and they refused to enter, even though they knew the Lord God was on their side.
The Lord knew all along that this generation of Hebrews was not fit to become His warriors and conquer the Promised Land, but He apparently wanted them to see it for themselves. So, even after they came to their senses and changed their minds, the Lord made them live with their first decision. Nevertheless, the Lord gave these Hebrews the opportunity to raise a generation of warriors.
God has given parents the responsibilty of raising and seeing to the education their children.
When parents neglect taking responsibility for the education of their children, hand them over to strangers, especially strangers under the control of conniving politicians, then they fail to obey the Lord, and they leave their children vulnerable to being taught beliefs that serve the purposes of those who would be our masters instead of servant leaders.
Oddly, the best students are often the most devotedly and highly indoctrinated in bad beliefs.Why is that so? Think again about that quote from Mao Tse-tung. Consider what it takes to get a Ph.D. Lots and lots of dedicated study and hard work all the way from kindergarten by gifted students. The less students trust and respect our educational institutions the less likely they are to make that kind of effort. Hence, while the people with advanced degrees may have the most knowledge, they don’t necessarily have the most wisdom, not if they have trusted the wrong people to teach them the truth.
What will the rest of this series discuss?
- What Is The Definition And Origin Of Political Correctness?
- What Is The Relationship Between Political Correctness And Sin
- What Is The Character Of Those Who Promote Political Correctness
- What Should Our Response To Poltical Correctness?“““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““““`
- Misguided Education and the Decline of Western Civilization | Tomorrow’s World (tomorrowsworld.org)
- In 2 Blue States, Thomas Aquinas College Focuses on Western Civilization (dailysignal.com)
- Politically Correct Education (leaderu.com)
- Political Correctness and the Suicide of the Intellect | The Heritage Foundation