“Higher education has become a transfer of wealth from the future earnings of the aspirational lower and middle classes to a metastasising administrative parasite.”
"Classical education involves the acquisition of culturally & scientifically useful knowledge, & fostering an ability to think critically to further understanding. Modern education, on the other hand, is accreditation by an officially sanctioned seminary."
"Classical education involves the acquisition of culturally & scientifically useful knowledge, & fostering an ability to think critically to further understanding. Modern education, on the other hand, is accreditation by an officially sanctioned seminary."
LOLLLLLLLLL "Classical education involves the acquisition of culturally and scientifically useful knowledge, [...] Modern education, on the other hand, is accreditation by an officially sanctioned seminary."
There is growing support on the right to kill academia because, in the view of some, large swaths are hopelessly politicized, activist, and even anti-rational. Dismissing this as rightwing nutjobs will likely encourage the idea to fester & grow.
documentary on Evergreen State College part 2…
No substitute for watching what was documented in real time. Like watchers of a horror movie, those of us who know the correct answers want to shout at Weinstein through the screen -- appeal to evidence? Reason? Fairness? Oh dude.