Our educational approach should include the validation of physicality, the imitation of the master, and the celebration of tradition.
If the institutions that oversee our slow twelve-to-eighteen-year process of education are called our alma-mater (nourishing mother), why can’t the dirt-filled, dung-laden places that convey agrarian lessons taught over 20 years be our nourishing father (alma-pater)?
The world wearies of defenses of liberal education and the humanities. What cannot be denied is that all over the country the liberal arts...
So long as gravity obtains, sawing off the branch you’re sitting on is never a good idea.