On Schools and Jails

High-security prison at Be'er Sheva, Israel, 1971

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog.

Mark Twain

Photo by Micha Bar Am: High-security prison at Be’er Sheva, Israel, 1971

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