United Nations International School
Vice Chairman Robert G. Storey andCommissioners John S. Battle and Doyle E. Carlton dissented, because "suchassertions ignore historical fact" but, nevertheless, this assertion and othersof like content were officially embodied in the by vote of three tothree and the dissent merely footnoted.
Lewis as a Medievalist - Masako Takagi
“History is always on the move, slowly eroding today’s orthodoxy and making space for yesterday’s heresy.” Discuss the extent to which this claim applies to history and at least one other area of knowledge.
American high school and college textbooksare loaded with equalitarian propaganda, all pointing to theDeclaration of Independence equality clause as the "American dream" or the "American ideal"or the "American creed." For example in (1957) byKenneth Colegrove and others, prepared under the auspices of The Instituteof Fiscal and Political Education, as a high school text to explain the differencesbetween democracy and communism (now widely used in American public schools)it is stated on page 31:
The American School Foundation, A. C.
The preamble for the proposed VirginiaDeclaration of Rights as published stated that it was "the basis and foundation"of government in Virginia. Its first paragraph was:
United World College of SE Asia
Mathematicians have the concept of rigorous proof, which leads to knowing something with complete certainty. Consider the extent to which complete certainty might be achievable in mathematics and at least one other area of knowledge.
Shoaf - Anniina Jokinen [, ] - Fred Griffiths - David V.
Jefferson never saw that version until he returned to Virginia longafter the Declaration of Independence was adopted. Jefferson's renditionfrom the Mason original was:
Johnson [.pdf] - David Manselle - Kaye Anfield - W.
So the "basis and foundation" of the first free government in America was, while the Jefferson perversion was. The Declaration of Independence does not say that allmen are equal. It says that they were equal. There equality ends.
British International School, Jakarta
All America thought alike on the subject in 1776. Benjamin Franklin, a fewdays after the Declaration was promulgated, helped to write a Declarationof Rights for the State of Pennsylvania. He copied Mason's original VirginiaDeclaration of Rights almost verbatim. His first paragraph was:
and the Good Parliament of 1376 - Gwilym Dodd [.pdf]
The Massachusetts Declaration of Rights contains the phrase "All men areborn free and equal . . ." The (Volume 4, page 220)reveal that the original draft prepared by the Committee of which John Adamswas chairman, in 1779, exactly copied George Mason's original with the words"That all men are born equally free and independent."
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
“Science is built of facts the way a house is built of bricks: but an accumulation of facts is no more science than a pile of bricks is a house” (Henri Poincaré). Discuss in relation to science and at least one other area of knowledge.