Sunday, November 12, 2023

a yeoman aristocracy....................

 The best sort of democratic education is neither snobbish nor egalitarian.  Rather, it accords a place of honor in our common life to whatever is best.  At this weird moment of growing passivity and dependence, let us publicly recognize a yeoman aristocracy: those who gain real knowledge of real things, the sort we all depend on every day.

-Matthew B. Crawford, Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

No comments:

Post a Comment