Thursday, June 20, 2013

Something to Know - 21 June


    1.  David Brooks attempts to explain the decline in "Humanities" courses or majors among students involved in higher education.  Is it because of economic reasons, or is it that the humanities are not as in vogue as they were a few decades ago.  Who knows?   All I know is that familiarity on the worldly subjects that are involved in "humanities" is what is wrong with a lot of right-wing extremists who are directing the GeeOpie:

    2.  What are known as profitable companies in our national economy today, as opposed to what what were profitable corporations 50 years ago, are quite different.   Paul Krugman leads us through this sadness:


"All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats."
-- Groucho Marx"


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