By Oswald Sobrino, J.D.; M.A. (Econ.); M.A. (Theo.); M.L. (Master of Latin), doctoral student, University of Florida.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Ending the Last Day of the Year with a Bang

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I was discussing with a friend my inability to manufacture affection or enthusiasm for arrogant institutions, including prestigious or elite universities that like to preen on themselves.

So I found this blockbuster article from 2008 entitled "The Disadvantages of an Elite Education" by a former Yale professor whose book on Jane Austen I highly recommend. Here is the link. The article raises many issues about education, about intelligence, about social class structure, about consumerism, about ambition, and about social justice. Let's start the New Year with a lot to think about that needs to be thought about, again, in our time.
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