The education I received was a British education, in which British ideas, British culture, British institutions, were automatically assumed to be superior. There was no such thing as African culture.
On the first day of school, my teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave each of us an English name and said that from thenceforth that was the name we would answer to in school. This was the custom among Africans in those days and was undoubtedly due to the British bias of our education.
(Nelson Mandela said
People are born without knowledge, not stupid. They become stupid through education.
(Bertrand Russell said)
Education is what survives when all we’ve learnt is forgotten.
(B. F. Skinner said)
All the darkness in the world cannot extiguish the light of a single candle.