Wisdom from Polonius


W. H. Auden

"I and the public know.
What all schoolchildren learn.
Those to whom evil is done.
Do evil in return."


James Cromwell

"If any kid ever realized what was involved in factory farming they would never touch meat again. I was so moved by the intelligence, sense of fun and personalities of the animals I worked with on 'Babe' that by the end of the film I was a vegetarian."


Margaret Mead

"No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded."


Russell Baker

"By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education.... From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank holdup, prevent wetness all day long, get the laundry twice as white, and kill people with a variety of sophisticated armaments."



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