• I had always insisted that a good education was a synthesis of book learning and involvement in social action, that each enriched the other. I wanted my students to know that the accumulation of knowledge, while fascinating in itself, is not sufficient as long as so many people in the world have no opportunity to experience that fascination.

    Howard Zinn (2010). “You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times”, p.203, Beacon Press