Friday, May 26, 2006

Munger on the decline of schools

I just came across something Charlie Munger (Warren Buffett's right-hand-man at Berkshire Hathaway; a true genius) said a few years ago: "You could argue that the decline of public schools is one of the major disasters in our lifetime.  We took one of the greatest successes in the history of the earth and turned it into one of the greatest disasters in the history of the earth."  Wise -- and sad -- words indeed.

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