It’s Good to Know Facts. By John Hinderaker.
Young people nowadays tend to be poised, sociable, and reasonably articulate. That’s good.
On the other hand, they also tend to be shockingly ignorant. For the most part, they simply don’t know much about science, economics, literature, and above all, about history.
Contemporary education indulges endless expressions of opinion, as long as those opinions are consistent with the schools’ political agenda. But opinions — above all, the opinions of teenagers — are worthless unless they are based on fact.