We look to the wisdom of all religions as a guide to ethical behavior
The wisdom of Swami Vivekananda:
“All religions are, at the bottom, alike…. It is not the man who believes a certain something, but the man who does the will of the Father in heaven, who is right. On this basis—being right and doing right—the whole world can unite. “
It is not easy to step up and do the right thing. As teachers we tell our students to speak up when they see someone being bullied. That is easy for us to say, but not so easy to do.
Teachers now are in the position where they must speak up for what is right in education. The world of public education is being bullied by corporate reformers who do not work for the best interests of the many, but rather to accumulate wealth for the few. Speaking up is not easy. But we must do the right thing.
“A few heart-whole, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob can do in a century”.—Swami Vivekananda.
Let us all work together to effect a change in the direction of public education.