We Are Less Educated Than We Think

Although more Americans have a college education now compared to any other period in history, the average degree holder seems, according to the author, less intelligent than those from a century ago. Paul Miller attributes this to the reconstruction of college curriculums, in which vocational skills were emphasised at the expense of the liberal arts, which he believes help make us more rounded individuals. “[W]e have a class of vocationally trained workers with a sense of entitlement to be treated as an intellectual elite.” Read full article here

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