For those who are interested... understanding issues, all sides, is an inclusive, never ending process. Education: from The New Century Dictionary of the English Language (Appleton, Century, Crofts: New York, 1927):
The drawing out of a person’s innate talents and abilities by
imparting the knowledge of languages, scientific reasoning, history, literature, rhetoric,
etc.—the channels through which those abilities would flourish and serve.
Sir William Berkeley, in 1671, candidly discussed the dumbing-down of Americans that today would find little disagreement in the uppermost echelons of government: "I thank God we have not free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these for hundreds of years, for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the government."
The popular book, 738 pages, "the deliberate dumbing down of america" is now free as a PDF download:
You can see how Virginia Governor Berkeley wished to impose his non-inclusive ideas on all the people: