But it's true: you've got to do the reading.
"Part of the value of a humanistic education has to do with a consciousness of, and a familiarity with, the limits that you’ll spend the rest of your life talking about and pushing against. So it’s probably natural for college students to be a little ironic, a little unsettled. It’s time, meanwhile, to admit that the college years aren’t for figuring out some improvised “sense of purpose.” They’re more like a period of acclimatization—a time when realizations can dawn. If you’re feeling uneasy about life, then you’re doing the reading."What College Can’t Do - The New Yorker
What's college for? "Thinking your way toward your own definition of success." http://shar.es/1nQQjO via @chronicle
There are powerful forces in our society actively hostile to the college ideal, that distrust critical thinking http://shar.es/1nQQTN
Pretty good sheep: It's Fall Faculty Meeting day at my school this morning, the annual inaugural summons to co... http://bit.ly/1s9qsTY