Open Brain, Insert Ideology

Cass Sunstein examines how is it easy to indoctrinate high school students so that they're "politically correct." China offers a case study.
But can students learn to love these jackets? Photographer: Lucas Schifres/Bloomberg

Suppose that an authoritarian government decides to embark on a program of curricular reform, with the explicit goal of indoctrinating the nation's high school students. Suppose that it wants to change the curriculum to teach students that their government is good and trustworthy, that their system is democratic and committed to the rule of law, and that free markets are a big problem.

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