Tuesday, October 17, 2006

The best argument for a college education

Tom Lutz's book Doing Nothing got the "the page 69" treatment yesterday here on the blog.

Today, Tom pops up on the Los Angeles Times Op-Ed page with an interesting argument:
[T]here can be no more firm believer in the value of a good liberal arts education than myself. In the almost 20 years I've been teaching at universities, I've argued for it in various ways: in Enlightenment terms; in life-preparation terms; in ethical, financial and social terms; in terms of the basic pleasures learning provides.

But I hit upon the best argument yet: [click here to read what he discovered].
--Marshal Zeringue