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Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself

BobIsBob Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 10:14 PM
Current tech would only require a few top end PCs, some software and a spare garage for use as a stage. A crew of say, 15 people is enough. Check out the Blender Movies on the web. It's already happening.

Conservatives should welcome the decline of academia as we know it. I, for one, will celebrate its death by engaging in the same activity that characterized my four years at what some call its pinnacle– drinking a lot of Coors Light.

There is still nostalgia among conservatives, especially older ones who have forgotten what college is really like, for the idea of higher education as a rigorous venue for intellectual growth, an environment of exciting and vibrant ideas shared by wise, caring educators dedicated to the pursuit of truth.

Today, it is nothing of the sort.

For the vast majority...