GDG- In Defense of Peter
georgeconnell at mac.com
Wed Jan 4 16:54:33 CST 2012
I'm OK with education (except for SIster Damian in the sixth grade), but don't want to see education about causes crowd out education about the battle itself. I guess my concern is about proportionality and the question is 'proportional for whom?' I'm glad I can just grumble about it and not have to decide.
On Jan 4, 2012, at 5:32 PM, Dennis Lawrence wrote:
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> At 04:19 PM 1/4/2012, you wrote:
>> I am also a little uncomfortable with the thought that the NPS needs to
>> "educate" the American public as opposed to just tell the story (though I'm
>> hard pressed to explain the difference). There's an elitist, Menkinist
>> undertone here I don't like.>>
> The GNMP does have a federally mandated mission to educate and to include the causes of the war. I do not see the connotation in education that goes beyond telling the story.
> When did education become a bad thing?
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