Of course, the cover story is that “religious extremists [are or might be] using an inappropriate curriculum” and “that there may be someone filling their child’s mind with poison,” (oh, the irony) but the real issue is that most of our home-schooled population is off the books; there are anywhere from 20,000 to 50,000 kids – the government simply can’t know because parents do not have to inform their local council whether they are home schooling or not. This is called exercising freedom of choice and the right to privacy. I applaud the parents who do so.
Every single facet of human existence is to be transparent (to the State), documentable, verifiable, quantifiable, paperworked, signed off on, legislated, supervised, scrutinized, and preferably taxed – for the good of the nation, you see. You can’t trust anyone…except for the State, of course. It loves you and only wants the best for you (unless you ask questions, in which case you’re obviously an extremist.)
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