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Response to Surya Gayatri (Reply #19)

Sun Apr 19, 2015, 04:30 PM

25. I suspected you were using it, but wanted to explain it in case some were NEVER taught about it.

Those things are the reason there is a great difference between parties, as one or more flirts with or embraces it and the Democratic Party resists it in our platform and actions.

It definitely affected our support for unions, equal opportunity, populism and ending discrimination before we entered the work force. Some of what I read being done in *cough, cough* public schools was never allowed in my days. When prayer was cut out of classrooms, no fuss was made by anyone. That came from televangelists some years later. If only everyone was praying, and abortions and all of those things were ended, we'd all be saved by Gawd despite our faults. I was not brought up to believe we had a 'get out of hell free' card for faith.

Too bad you had to wait for going to a university to get this, at the time I was going to high school it was more widely known and it's possible many did not make it to college as we did. In my college, government and civics were mandatory, but little different in it than what I learned in high school. It was just a repeat.

It was however, where I took classes on European history that were more detailed than in high school. Lot of wars there that shaped the history, real 'in your face' conflicts. Not to mention WW2 of which we were involved, but didn't live through the devastation that the Europeans did, being somewhat removed from the real scene of battle on the homefront.

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