Παιδεία ἄρα ἐδτὶν ἡ ἔντευξις τῶν ἠθῶν. τοῦτο καὶ Θουκυδίδης ἔοικε λέγειν περὶ ἳστορίας λέγων· ὄτι καὶ ἱστορία φιλοσοφία ἐστὶν ἐκ παραδειγμάτων.
A common State training is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly like one another; and as the mould in which it casts them is that which pleases the dominant power in the government, whether or not this be a monarch, an aristocracy, or a majority of the prevailing generation; in proportion as it is efficient and profitable, it establishes a despotism over the thoughts, leading by a pure tendency to one over the body.
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