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- v. Alternative form of overeducating.
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Yet at present we afford no training to supply this want, and by over-educating the masses and spoiling them for their proper vocation, we unconsciously increase the difficulties which go far to fill our cities with those unfortunate beings, to whom life is one long struggle to keep body and soul together.
Many uninformed persons are ready to make similar statements in regard to this country, and believe that we are over-educating the people.
Rather than run the risks that can arise from over-educating the poor, skill shortages can be met by bribing skilled people away from their homelands to live and work in england.
You don't allow them followers; you look blacker than thunder if you see Mary's sister or John's poor old mother sitting meekly in your hall; you are surprised if the postman brings them letters, and attribute the fact to the pernicious system of over-educating the masses; you shut them from their homes and their kindred, their lovers and their friends; you deny them books, you grudge them a peep at your newspaper, and then you lift up your eyes and wonder at them because they are inquisitive, and because the staple of their talk is scandal and gossip.
It is not from ignorance henceforth that society will suffer, -- it is from over-educating the hungry thousands who, thus unfitted for manual toil, and with no career for mental, will some day or other stand like that boy in our streets, and puzzle wiser ministers than I am. "
On the other hand, over-educating your population on every wrong that was done to you in the past, as Korea (and