Democracy and Adult Education: An Examination of Their Ideological Relationship
Chapter IDemocracy and the educational impulse."Wherein," asked Anthony after he had whipped up the Roman masses against Brutus and in favor of Julius Caesar, "wherein hath Caesar thus deserved your loves, Alas you know not." The proponents of democracy might similarly bewail the lack of a critical and self-conscious appreciation of the system of the part of those who nevertheless offer it their whole-hearted loyalty. Let us pause and reflect for a while on some of the attributes which make democracy the finest system of political organization known to man.