Literature can be one of the bulwarks of culture, or in this case it can be used as the equivalent of a bucket of cement to tie culture to and throw it in the river. Republicans are often accused of wanting a government so small they could "drown it in a bathtub", but it is obvious that the education arm of our government has and is drowning the intellectual and spiritual future of the nation in a cesspool of post modern, marxist, and just plain old insane thought.
It's hard to even read what proudly hails from literature curriculum IN THE TWIN CITIES, but it is important to know.
I will need to pray for forgiveness for my envy of Hinderacker for his daughters essay answer:
When my youngest daughter was, as I recall, in fourth grade, she was given an assignment to relate how she, personally, would combat global warming. She wrote that she would never live in a house bigger than John Edwards’ or fly on more private airplanes than Al Gore.
That is American spunk! I fear that the numbers of youth with that kind of independent thinking brilliance is far to small to save us however.
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