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Morbid Safetyism

Morbid Safetyism

By Catherine Ruth Pakaluk | (Source)  In the spring of 2003, I was in my third year of graduate school and expecting my third baby. One day, I ran into a fellow student whom I had not seen in some months. Seeing my baby bump, she exclaimed: “Your third? Do you really...
The Humanities as Soulcraft

The Humanities as Soulcraft

By James Hankins| (Source)  At Harvard, faculty independence has gradually been undermined; we are all worker bees now, serving the monstrous regiment of bureaucrats. We have in the latest version of our General Education curriculum what is essentially a glorified...
Who Came Along and Ruined the Humanities?

Who Came Along and Ruined the Humanities?

By Lee Siegel | Fewer and fewer undergraduates are majoring in the humanities, and critic Lee Siegel couldn’t be happier. As he tells WSJ’s Gary Rosen, great poetry and novels are meant to be experienced in private and alone, away from the competitive pressures of the...
Scientists and Engineers Need Literature

Scientists and Engineers Need Literature

By Troy Camplin | Reading fiction opens the door to innovation. Shortly after clocks were introduced to Japan in the sixteenth century, Japanese inventors used the principles underlying the clock’s movements to create robots. True, those robots were merely mechanical...