His parents changed his name to "Hyman" which is derived from Chayyim , meaning "life". He did not use his middle name Godalia a form of Gedaliah , but he substituted "George" when at the Naval Academy. They joined Abraham, who had made earlier trips there beginning in to become established. Rickover took his first paid job at age nine, earning three cents an hour for holding a light as his neighbor operated a machine. Later, he delivered groceries.
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Start your review of Education and Freedom Write a review Sep 10, Kurt Hamman rated it it was amazing "Basic to political freedom is personal independence; and this can exist only when the mind has been unshackled from ignorance, from dependence on the opinions of others, and from fear of disagreeable facts.
Nobody likes the critic because he upsets things, and forces you to think. It seems to me, however, that there are times when it is irresponsible to avoid criticizing something which one knows to be wrong and dangerous for the Nation as a "Basic to political freedom is personal independence; and this can exist only when the mind has been unshackled from ignorance, from dependence on the opinions of others, and from fear of disagreeable facts.
It seems to me, however, that there are times when it is irresponsible to avoid criticizing something which one knows to be wrong and dangerous for the Nation as a whole. I feel that every one who has a position of responsibility in this country and who can see and understand what is happening not only has the right, he has the obligation and the duty to speak out.
Today we have more than a hundred times more people but far fewer resources The shrinking of the once-broad materials base of our industrial civilization makes us, for the first time in our history, dependent on foreign countries for our materials which are basic to our technical organization Without this they do not speak a common language and they do not see their own specialty in broad perspective.
Ours is not merely a deficiency in quantity; it is a deficiency in quality as well. We do not have sufficient numbers of scientific and technical people who are good enough in their particular fields and who also have a broad liberal education. Without a broad liberal education such people remain narrow specialists, and they are not as useful to our Nation as they could be. English, foreign languages, mathematics, sciences, history, geography - these are the subjects which must be mastered.
The minute you do that you put courses in etiquette and in baton twirling in their proper place; you begin to see that perhaps you ought not to pay an athletic coach a higher salary than a teacher in trigonometry.
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