December 23, 2021

Reading and the modern world (Quoted DOG EAR)

wo kinds of conservatives are drawn to the business major at Liberty Tech. First are the genuinely naive, true patriots, often small-towners, admitted despite lower SATs, but nurtured on an undying faith in the capitalist system. And then there are their sharper, sharker brethren, more common to some suburbs, eighteen-year-olds who are already so practical, cynical, and business-minded – willing and wanting to extract as many dollars from the world with as little effort as possible – that the idea of learning to read, write, and think, perhaps only for reading, writing, and thinking’s sake, seems like a complete waste […]