Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Стивен Пинкер: In any case, the commonly expressed idea that a university education is a form of “soulcraft” is not as anodyne as it first seems. Indeed, I find it creepy, because it licenses moralistic propaganda and a condescending disregard for students’ critical faculties. I say that students’ souls are none of our business.

(~ 23 мин 00 сек)

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