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Why we need the humanities more than ever, by the President of Yale

My reply:

The humanities are dying because the obsolete retro featherbedded union shop university system has made them impossibly expensive, which is too bad for them as the awesome power of the Internet promises to replace them completely for peanuts, no matter how hard they try to stay in power. Everybody with access to the Net has the power to teach themselves all the humanities they need, if they just take the time and steer clear of the you know what. Take history for instance: