Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Video and Audio - Why would you need a truancy law if going to school was the responsibility of the Parents? Can't the parents decide if their children can go to school without worrying about being fined? Well, when the state controls the school and the state decides that children must go to school because their public schools are the GREATEST THING EVER CREATED, then the truancy law "makes sense". But the education of our children ultimately lies with the parents, because we know how well the public schools are working right now... For more check out today's Founders TV and sign up for a Founders Pass if you don't already have one.
What Dryden said was this, "Great wits are oft to madness near allied"; and that is true. It is the pure promptitude of the intellect that is in peril of a breakdown. Also people might remember of what sort of man Dryden was talking. He was not talking of any unworldly visionary like Vaughan or George Herbert. He was talking of a cynical man of the world, a sceptic, a diplomatist, a great practical politician. Such men are indeed to madness near allied. Their incessant calculation of their own brains and other people's brains is a dangerous trade. It is always perilous to the mind to reckon up the mind. A flippant person has asked why we say, "As mad as a hatter." A more flippant person might answer that a hatter is mad because he has to measure the human head. - G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy