The Pledge of Allegiance and Government Schools

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2023

In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Human All-too-Human [1878]


March 20, 2023

The Pledge of Allegiance and Government Schools
The Los Angeles Times has an interesting article today by Nicholas Goldberg about the Pledge of Allegiance. Goldberg praises those independent-minded students and parents who have challenged its enforcement in public (i.e., government) schools.  The Pledge of Allegiance has been used as a symbol of patriotism for more than 100 years. Today, it is recited by children in public schools …

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