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It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
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Bertrand Russell

English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Whitehead (1872-1970)

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