On March 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class at Yale. He was ordained in 1727 as a minister in Northampton, Massachusetts, serving as assistant to his grandfather Solomon Stoddard.......Of the revival, Jonathan Edwards wrote: “God made it, I suppose, the greatest occasion of awakening to others, of anything that ever came to pass in the town. I have had abundant opportunity to know the effect it had, by my private conversation with many. The news of it seemed to be almost like a flash of lighting upon the hearts of young people all over the town, and upon many others.”......Many writers understood that education in history gives youth their identity.
Plato wrote in Republic (380 B.C.): “When the true philosopher kings are born in a State … they will set in order their own city. … They will … take possession of the children, who will be unaffected by the habits of their parents; these they will train in their own habits and laws.”.......George Orwell wrote in his novel “1984″: “Those who control the past control the future, and those who control the present control the past.”
Adolph Hitler stated Nov. 6, 1933: “When an opponent declares, ‘I will not come over to your side,’ I calmly say, ‘Your child belongs to us already. … What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.’”
Hitler stated May 1, 1937: “The youth of today is ever the people of tomorrow. For this reason we have set before ourselves the task of inoculating our youth with the spirit of this community of the people at a very early age, at an age when human beings are still unperverted and therefore unspoiled. … This Reich stands, and it is building itself up for the future, upon its youth. And this new Reich will give its youth to no one, but will itself take youth and give to youth its own education and its own upbringing.”
Karl Marx stated: “Take away the heritage of a people and they are easily destroyed.”.....To Read More......