“It is not generally realized that education can never be more than indoctrination with theories and ideas already developed. Education, whatever benefits it may confer, is transmission of traditional doctrines and valuations; it is by necessity conservative…Innovators and creative geniuses cannot be reared in schools. They are precisely the men who defy what the school has taught them.”

in Creativity, Ludwig von Mises, Writers

-Ludwig von Mises, Human Action: A Treatise on Economics (Auburn: Ludwig von Mises Institute, The Scholar’s Edition, 2008), p. 311.

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