Your Professor Told You What?

May 2014
USA Today Magazine;May2014, Vol. 142 Issue 2828, p30
The article presents a discussion on modern education in the U.S., adapted from a speech delivered at Michigan's Hillsdale College for its Rebirth of Liberty and Learning Campaign. It criticizes modern education that treats students mainly as factors of production and teaching them to shape their own values and make their own reality instead of leading them toward an understanding of the right way. It explains its effect on the new way of governing that is said to pose problems to the country.


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