October 1st
 Educators in every country except Russia tend to be constitutionally timid, and, either by their income or by their snobbery, to be adherents of the rich. On both grounds their teaching tends to over-emphasise the importance of the law and the constitution, although these give the past a paralysing hold over the present. By reaction against this over emphasis, those who desire any radical improvement in the world are compelled to be revolutionary, and the revolutionary’s conception of duty to the community is liable to be just as narrow, and in the long run just as dangerous, as that of the advocate of law and order. 
— Bertrand Russell, in Education and the Social Order
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