Word of the Day: Emancipation

  Education means emancipation. It means light and liberty. It means the uplifting of the soul of man into the glorious light of truth, the light by which men can only be made free. Frederick Douglass, 1818 – 1895   emancipation e-man-ci-pa-tion / ĭ-măn-sə--shən noun 1. the act of freeing or being freed from legal, social or political restraint or oppression Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men. Mortimer J. Adler, 1902 – 2001 2. the state or condition of being freed from bondage, restriction, restraint or oppression Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.  Rabindranath Tagore, 1861 – 1941