own decisions when it comes to going to school. In other words he truley believes that everyone, young and old, should have the right to decide what they learn. The author uses arguments such as, if school is an obligation for children, then it should be for adults, the negative consequences of bad teachers, and school does not protect children from the cruelty of the outside world, to prove his point. He also uses example and comparison to get his arguments thrugh.
Holts first argument is that if children are obligated to go to school, so should adults. Basically, he is saying that as ridiculous as it sounds to force an adult to attend school, is to him, just as ridiculous to push a child to do the same. A person’s freedom is being violated