Knotty Knuggets

This Date in History

 April 23

1635 … Boston Latin (1st Public School in the U.S.) founded in Boston.

“Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery.”

Horace Mann ~ Horace Mann, U.S. educator, the first great American advocate of public education.



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About Knotty Puppet

I'm the rather slight fellow you see dangling in the cave, center stage on the cover of THE GODDESS & THE DEVIL, a most unique and provocative multi~genre creation. It's a ton of real, thoroughly researched history called upon by our fictitious players arguing about good & evil (&c., &c., ...) who happened to find themselves in one Hell of a bind one night in Salem, 1692.

Posted on April 23, 2013, in Knotty Knuggets and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. so true..Education not only brings knowledge, but also the traits of sophistication and humanity; the ability to solve disputes and respect others

    • Absolutely agree! Education breeds understanding; and understanding breeds not only intellectual, but emotional maturity as well. While lack of understanding breeds fear; and fear breeds contempt & violence.

      My Best,

  2. ciao! education is what differentiates us from beasts…

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