-Richard Aldous and Dennis Staunton discuss what might be next-‘Episode 134: Ireland, Apple, and Taxes, Oh My!’ (~22 min)
The EU is going where the money is. They’ve got to be seen doing something these days…
-Mike Rowe is working with Charles Koch to actually start addressing the skills-gap, and connecting people with jobs.
College isn’t really, nor should be, for everyone, which means a lot of complex things for our Republic. Practical solutions to current problems, addressed as non-politically as possible, are a great start.
-Saul Bellow wrote a novel ‘Ravelstein,’ which is pretty obviously about Allan Bloom.
Bellow reads from the book here,(~1 hour) and a discussion here (some hurt feelings, ~1 hour 50 min)
As previously posted:
Quite a varied discussion on Bloom’s surprise 1987 bestseller: ‘The Closing Of The American Mind‘
Does rock/popular music corrupt the souls of youth in preventing them from evening-out the passions; from pursuing higher things that a quality humanities education can offer?
Might such a lack allow political ideology to offer young people something to do, something to be, and something of which to be a part?
A questioning of premises, with varied disagreement, including that from an Emersonian.
Related On This Site:
–Heather McDonald At The WSJ: ‘ The Humanities Have Forgotten Their Humanity’
-Update And Repost- From YouTube: Leo Strauss On The Meno-More On The Fact/Value Distinction?’
–Repost-From Darwinian Conservatism: ‘Nietzsche–Aristocratic Radical or Aristocratic Liberal?’
-Update And Repost: ‘A Few Thoughts On Allan Bloom–The Nietzsche / Strauss Connection’
– Various Products Of Radical Reason And Reactions To Them- John Gray At The New Statesman
–Repost-Roger Scruton At The New Atlantis: ‘Scientism In The Arts & Humanities’