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Unformatted text preview: the light or the truth once he is free. But whether true or false, my opinion is that in the world of knowledge the idea of good appears last of all, and is seen only with an effort: and , when seen, is also inferred to be the universal author of all things beautiful and right, parent of light and of the lord of light in the visible world, and the immediate source of reason and truth in the intellectual; and that this is the power upon which he would act rationally either in public or private life must have his eye fixed. o Seeking the truth or knowledge sets you free of the ignorance or lack of knowledge. But then, if I am right certain professors of education must be wrong when they say that they can put a knowledge into the soul which was not there before, like sight into blind eyes. o The controversy over weather the purpose of education is to provide the facts or to facilitate critical thinking....
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