Sunday, July 5, 2015

Once You Learn To Read...

Ace of Spades HQ: "What we take for granted, Douglass had to fight for.

Of education being incompatible with slavery there can be no doubt. After all, an educated man might ask the question, why do I have to wear these chains? History teaches that an ignorant populace is the breeding ground for tyranny and despotism. Did you think Billy Ayres doesn't know this?"
... you will be forever free. --Frederick Douglass

I wonder what he thinks of us now that reading has been replaced with Huxley's "feelies" so the chains can be refitted?

And in case you think this only applies to blacks you might want to look up the root word of "slave".  I know, that would require reading...