I needs quotes that show how children are raised to conform since birth and that conforming is easier than not conforming.

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sullymonster eNotes educator| Certified Educator

"With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word `intellectual,' of course, became the swear word it deserved to be. You always dread the unfamiliar."

We see in this quote the power of schools to place students into roles - runners, jumpers, etc.  By being placed in a role, a person is doing what is expected of him and not being an individual.  Also, notice the last sentence - we dread the unfamiliar.  To be an individual is to be unfamiliar.  Thus, to conform is easier

sullymonster eNotes educator| Certified Educator

For my quote, the page number in my version is page 53.  Not sure what version of the book you are using, but hope that helps.

iphoneboy | Student

lol, its not that page in my version, im in the 50th anniversary edition, but thanks for trying

iphoneboy | Student

also if u have the page number would be great
thanks

iphoneboy | Student

"With school turning out more runners, jumpers, racers, tinkerers, grabbers, snatchers, fliers, and swimmers instead of examiners, critics, knowers, and imaginative creators, the word `intellectual,' of course, became the swear word it deserved to be. You always dread the unfamiliar."

We see in this quote the power of schools to place students into roles - runners, jumpers, etc.  By being placed in a role, a person is doing what is expected of him and not being an individual.  Also, notice the last sentence - we dread the unfamiliar.  To be an individual is to be unfamiliar.  Thus, to conform is easier

thanks, now i need one more...
from anyone that has one

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