Unformatted text preview: community. To add insult to injury, Thomas basically sidesteps any acknowledgement of being a product of the very thing he condemns. I don’t know how I feel exactly about affirmative action. I think the idea of integrated schools is a good one, but I don’t think it should be forced. On the other hand, I don’t think there’s any real reason that the schools would come to integrate themselves and that is bad for all of the students. Race is a very salient marker in our society today. Not one parent would want to run the risk of subjecting their child to being “an only” in a society where people are taught that those who are most like you are those who look most like you. A lot of things has to be resolved – racism, sexism, classism, &c. – before equality can be achieved in any sphere, education or elsewhere....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course EDUC 101 taught by Professor Pagano during the Spring '08 term at Colgate.
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