American Education: Reform or Revolution?
In this rousing lecture, C. Bradley Thompson examines the destructive role played by “public” education in America; he calls for the abolition of all government schools; he explains the philosophical meaning of the principle of separation of school and State; and he outlines a plan for moving American parents and their children from a system of government schooling to one of exclusively private education.
A Dinner and Talk featuring
Dr. C. Bradley Thompson
Saturday, June 22, 2013
5:00 – 9:00 PM
6380 S. Fiddlers Green Circle
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
5:00 PM: Cocktails, Cash Bar
5:45 PM: Announcements
6:00 PM: Dinner
7:00 PM: Talk with Q/A, Brad Thompson
General Admission: $65 per person
Student and Active Military: $45
Seating at Head Table with Speaker (space limited): $105
Space must be reserved and paid for by June 19, 2013
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About the speaker:
C. Bradley Thompson is the BB&T Research Professor in the Department of Political Science at Clemson University and the Executive Director of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. He received his Ph.D at Brown University, and he has also been a visiting scholar at Princeton and Harvard universities and at the University of London.
Professor Thompson has published five books, including:
· the award-winning John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty
· Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea
· The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams
· Antislavery Political Writings, 1833-1860
· Freedom and School Choice in American Education.
In recent years, Dr. Thompson has also published essays on a range of topics such as children’s rights, natural law theory, American conservatism, James Madison, Marxism, Progressive education, and free-market education. He is currently completing two books: one on “The Ideological Origins of American Constitutionalism” and another to be titled “Our Killing Schools: How America’s Government Schools are Destroying the Minds and Souls of Our Children.”
Dr. Thompson has lectured around the country on education reform and his op-ed essays have appeared in scores of newspapers in the U.S. and abroad. His lectures on the political thought of John Adams have twice appeared on C-SPAN, and he has been a guest on the John Stossell Show.
In a former life, Dr. Thompson played on the 1978 Queen’s University national championship football team in Canada, and in 1980 he placed third in the long jump at the Canadian Track & Field Championships. Dr. Thompson is married and the father of three homeschooled children.
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