The source of human happiness isn't material gain, nor is the foundation of human capital a bureaucracy.
The final source of human capital is the family. The family is the child's first teacher.
The child isn't an agent of the State!
To secure the blessings of liberty, a child needs a culture whose source has antecedents in moral ideas inseparable from difficult achievements. Character development and virtue are the precedents needed to sustain any initiative worthy of effort.
The sources of the most enduring social capital are found in the created order.
Their also earned attributes.
The Team at Class Oracle Media seeks to redress faltering institutions that once held the mantle of assimilating individuals to a heritage that valued achievement. Our goal is to assist families in the recognition that the twin achievements of modernity, namely liberty and the empirical sciences were developed gifts from a culture that valued hard work.
Human capital is nothing less than the developed gift of an indissoluble reality that remains the apex of the western concept of order: achieved human identity.
For more on this theme, read Toni Morrison's Commencement address: http://wjholland.wordpress.com/2010/06/16/toni-morrison-commencement-address-on-adulthood-the-limitations-of-desire/
A note from the Author
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.