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Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself

Tekov Yahoser Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 3:35 AM
Those have been priced out of the market. Better off telling your kid to work that min wage job and put the hundred grand to work in a Trust that invests in a Date-Targeted ETF. Then.. we he or she hits 50, they can retire.

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...