Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts. – Allan Bloom: http://dlvr.it/CnzRBS
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Education is the movement from darkness to light. – Allan Bloom: http://dlvr.it/CFXR2g
These are dark days for conservatives: 7 years of President Obama, gay marriage spreading across the land, health insurance coverage growing every day, and a collection of mediocre Republican candidates that make the words “President Clinton” seem like the future rather than the past. 978 more words
Why is intellectualism valued so much more highly in European culture? I’m thinking particularly of French culture, in which characters in novels and films are consistently intellectual types, something rare in American movies where we prefer to glamorize the corporate businessman or the working class. 1,715 more words
THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND
Has anything changed in education since the publication of this evocative and controversial book?
Subtitled: “How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students” 75 more words