Phonics and democracy go together like...?...

....sight-words and dumbing down.

Yes, there's a big cosmic battle going on. The Education Establishment likes to discuss reading as a dry scientific subject. Of course, they say, we need sight-words because phonics doesn't work all the time. So they say.

Meanwhile, here's what does work all the  time. Sight-words dumb down their victims and make democracy impossible. Flesch explained all this in 1955. He was a very smart guy. He saw the cosmic dynamics explained in this article: K-12:  Killing Democracy

http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/01/k12_killing_democra...

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