Educate their discretion
"I know no safe depository of the ultimate power of society but the people themselves; and if we think them unable to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to remove it from them, but to educate their discretion." -- Thomas Jefferson
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin
A great deal of research on both Christian and public education will be available in the Emerald Mountain Christian School library. Families are urged to become knowledgeable about the alarming educational problems we face as a nation.
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!"
- Isaiah 5:20
"A tree that is planted in poor soil doesn't have the advantages the one planted in good earth has. Contrary to some beliefs, we do not grow through resistance. Children do not develop because they resist food. Their growth comes as result of good food and care."
- Dr. Clyde M. Narramore