Cottom’s Useless, Clueless

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Cottom’s Useless, Clueless

a list from Daniel Cottom’s Why Education Is Useless and Clueless in Academe

(1) it destroys our common sense
(2) it leads us away from practicality
(3) it leads us away from idealism
(4) it isolates us from humanity
(5) it hardens our hearts
(6) it lowers out spirits
(7) it weakens our bodies
(8) it swells our heads
(9) it dulls our personalities
(10) it makes us slaves
(11) it makes us rebels
(12) it impoverishes us
(13) it pampers us
(14) it makes us optimists
(15) it makes us pessimists
(16) it leads to dogmatism
(17) it leads to doubt
(18) it distances us from real life
(19) it mires us in real life
(20) it makes us phonies
(21) it makes us pedants
(22) it does not make us more humane
(23) it does not make us more loving
(24) it does not make us more sensitive to beauty
(25) it does not make us more assured of our identities
(26) it does not make us more apt to survive
(27) it does not make us better able to calculate the utilities of things.

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Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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