As mentioned in the previous post, I’m currently reading parts of a sociology college textbook written by James Henslin (the above is an outtake from the book). It notes that people in least industrialized countries live on less than $1,000 a year and children in these countries, consequently, often don’t go to school beyond the first couple grades. The other night I covered a Board of Education meeting. Agenda items included purchasing a new bus, some high school students taking a week-long “Ocean Focus” environmental class in the Florida Keys, and there was talk of the newest technology in the high school’s robotics class. Now… To be in line with the gospel message, industrialized countries should dial back some of this educational “upward ascent/extras/et al,” if you will, and take the savings, etc., and provide more for our brothers and sisters in these other countries. Our education, and foreign affairs, positions include some ways to do this.