Re: Reforming Education

Bryan Moss (
Mon, 11 Oct 1999 13:21:01 +0100

I wrote:

> Dan, this ignores my question - if I pay money to give my child an
> education what financial reward do I get in return?

Robert Owen replied:

> Unless I'm missing something here, I believe this asserts that all human
> beings are mercenaries in the service of egoism. If this is correct, it
> is an unutterably repugnant "moral" statement. If all human beings were
> really such, I would see no point in earning a living because living in
> the exclusive company of "the morally challenged" would have no merit.

Well, it's my statement and I'm not an egoist. I'm just trying to suggest a way to make sure the children get the best education possible.