Deep Thought of the Week

By Anthony Rebora — May 21, 2010 1 min read
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Diane Ravitch, explaining her recent change of heart on accountability-based reform, goes Jungian:

I sometimes wonder whether you might be attracted to the things that you say are wrong--if you're kind of guarding yourself against something that secretly appeals to you. It's like people who are vehement, militant atheists; I think they could easily become religious crusaders, because they're almost religious in their atheism. You have to be careful what you choose to engage yourself with, because the thing you're fighting could be the very thing you want.

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