“Third, vouchers expose the essential hypocrisy of many of our attitudes on public policy. Educational vouchers are nothing but food stamps for conservatives. It is remarkable how often we do not see the principle involved. We simply react to some ‘wasteful’ program, defining wasteful as ‘someone else getting the money.’ Until we learn to fight statism by refusing to accept benefits, our hypocrisy will be evident. Anyone can complain about having to pay; where is the distinctively Christian worldview in that? (The Paideia of God, p. 36).
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