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They Teach the Children

Is it education? Or brainwashing?

Happy school girls, Bali, Indonesia. Photo by author.

They teach them to fight,
build stadiums for sport
but where are the parks
where they learn to play?

They teach them civics,
but not civility,
history but not truth,
war, but not how to make peace




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Adelia Ritchie

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