I Cherish A Liberal Education

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    From Little Things

    I came from a poor uneducated working class family where values thankfully included honesty and some form of morality. But also it ran the full gamut of racism, ethnocentrism (even before we knew what that was), sexism, bigotry, religious intolerance, class envy, the lot...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Oct 15, 2011

    Doing It By The Book

    A couple months ago someone asked a question about books that changed your life. To answer I had to think a bit, for so very many books have been important to me over a long time. I put up 3, the third of which was the first text I was set in graduate school: Marvin Harris...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2011

    A Starting Reading List

    Read the following books over 2-3 years in order to acquire the essentials of a liberal education on your own. Adler, Mortimer and Van Doren, Charles (1972) How to Read a Book. Touchstone Books. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_to_Read_a_Book . This link includes Adler and Van...
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    1 Response Jan 3, 2010
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