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The Importance of Being Educated

L'Amour had a great interest in current events and was a patriot with an emotional connection to his country. He felt that the best way for America to survive as a strong nation was to ensure that its youth receive the best education possible. He made the observation that if our country produces generations of fourth-rate citizens due to lack of a robust education system, our nation will suffer and we can only have ourselves to blame because we allowed it.

Teachers are paid dismal salaries to do an important and often times difficult job. Other professionals look down on the teaching profession as a low-paying task without thanks. It is no wonder therefore that the best and the brightest are not drawn to the profession. While a university provides a formal education, it is merely a framework to prepare one for life. L'Amour...

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