From the September/October, 2018 issue of Touchstone
education culture Fool and Lie Makers by Nicholas Nussen

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Fool & Lie Makers

Public Education & the Secular Idols Replacing God
by Nicholas Nussen

St. Paul, passing through one of our public-school classrooms, would find his spirit stirred at a culture no less given to idolatry than that of the Athenians in his day. Only in place of the altar to the "Unknown God," he would find an altar to the all-too-familiar god of the Self; and among the "new things" on the lips of our adolescent sophists, he might hear something like, "Hey, you can't impose your morals on me!"

Such was the exclamatio . . .


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