I think this is an interesting topic for all us literati up in here...since literacy is such a power issue globally, isn't it alarming when countries have a 10% literacy rate? And so them 10% get to run things. U.S. schools are not giving kids the level of literacy they need to participate in the conversations that need to take place here. I am not in any way disrespecting all the ways a person can be educated far beyond reading and writing. But it's like the Ebonics debate: I think you have to see the power relationships and give people the choice of whether to engage Babylon by learnin to talk their talk or by opting out altogether. I don't judge one choice over the other. But everybody should have the choice, don't you think?
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