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Feb25-12, 02:46 PM
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Academia has fallen to Satan:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4jop...yer_detailpage

Transcript:

He was successful. He attacks all of us and he attacks all of our institutions. The place where he was, in my mind, the most successful and first successful was in academia. He understood pride of smart people. He attacked them at their weakest, that they were, in fact, smarter than everybody else and could come up with something new and different. Pursue new truths, deny the existence of truth, play with it because they're smart. And so academia, a long time ago, fell.

And you say "what could be the impact of academia falling?" Well, I would have the argument that the other structures that I'm going to talk about here had root of their destruction because of academia. Because what academia does is educate the elites in our society, educates the leaders in our society, particularly at the college level. And they were the first to fall.

And so what we saw this domino effect, once the colleges fell and those who were being education in our institutions, the next was the church. Now you’d say, ‘wait, the Catholic Church’? No. We all know that this country was founded on a Judeo-Christian ethic but the Judeo-Christian ethic was a Protestant Judeo-Christian ethic, sure the Catholics had some influence, but this was a Protestant country and the Protestant ethic, mainstream, mainline Protestantism, and of course we look at the shape of mainline Protestantism in this country and it is in shambles, it is gone from the world of Christianity as I see it. So they attacked mainline Protestantism, they attacked the Church, and what better way to go after smart people who also believe they’re pious to use both vanity and pride to also go after the Church.

Government should have nothing to do with schools; all schools should be private:
Quote Quote by Santorum
For the majority of time in this country, there were no government-run schools. We had private education. We had local education. Parents actually controlled the education of their children. What a great idea that is.
http://sites.ewu.edu/easterneronline...-for-santorum/

Edit: Started this post a while ago, but had to walk away. Just got back and hit 'submit' - much of it is probably redundant at this point.