A society of uneducated voters is much easier to control than a community of individuals who understand the principles of individual liberty and personal responsibility. With knowledge comes the power to control our destiny.
We are the governors of our government we are responsible to supervise and discipline our employees. If we fail to do our job our job, we can not expect our government officials to honor their oath to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.
Just as parents are the creators of their children, the states and the people were the creators of Constitution which in turn created the central government.