Teach your children well, &c.

I hadn’t thought of this question, with regard to post-Qaddafi Libya: What to do about education? For more than four decades, it has been devoted to worship of this insane, cruel man and his dictatorship.

Over the weekend, the Associated Press had a report with the title “Libyan children start school year without Gadhafi.” A sample: “Euphoria filled the halls, but teachers admitted a lot needed to be done to overhaul an educational system where a main goal for nearly 42 years was to instill adoration of Gadhafi and what he touted as the greatest system of rule in the world — the ‘Jamahiriya,’ a utopian ‘rule by the masses’ that in reality boiled down to rule by Gadhafi.”

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