As Thomas Sowell has stated,
Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
Unfortunately for us, that is all too true. Think about it. For those of us who are of an age, we remember when things worked and worked well. And by things I mean things like education, social organizations, local government, and a whole host of other societal components. | More at Weekend Pundit