A thinking child is a threat who spoils the harmony of the collective society that is coming.
John Dewey, the designer of Americas public school system.
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The Child and the Curriculum
China, Japan and the U.S.A.
Present-Day Conditions in the Far East and Their Bearing on the Washington Conference
Essays in the Pragmatic Attitude: The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy
Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education
Essays in Experimental Logic
German philosophy and politics
How We Think
Human Nature and Conduct An introduction to social psychology
Leibniz’s New Essays Concerning the Human Understanding
A Critical Exposition
Letters from China and Japan
Moral Principles in Education
Psychology and Social Practice
Reconstruction in Philosophy
Studies in Logical Theory