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R48G: liberal arts as core social domain//That ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Degree Has Become Tech’s Hottest Ticket

July 22nd, 2017 · No Comments

There are an almost numberless set of potentials for liberal arts education, especially in a postcapitalist context…
I am frequently shocked by how little reading is done by the general public, meaning at the very least the general educated public. Any decent system, even the capitalist, would pay people to read books, survey books, survey knowledge realms. In defending the liberal arts we also to redefine its basis (cf. next post) beyond the current categories, e.g. the English major, or the classic major…(We also need people to learn linguistic traditions and their literatures, classics, sanskrit, ancient chinese, etc…
Again, the literature of non-fiction is used at best by tiny minorities…

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