Tag Archives: Neoliberalism

Why the Culture War was over before it began

I am not a supporter of “Whig history;” I do not, by any means, believe that time naturally progresses towards greater human liberty, and whenever I hear some well-meaning liberal making this argument, I assume that they are probably looking … Continue reading

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The World Needs More Humanists

Speaking from personal experience, one of the big questions in public outreach for the Sciences is: How do we get more students into STEM?  The question which seems, unfortunately, to be left unasked is: how many scientists, technologists, engineers and … Continue reading

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The Political Necessity of Mathematical Education

I touched upon this briefly in my previous post, but I’m going to expound upon it at greater length here: those who are knowledgeable in mathematics have an inherently privileged knowledge of the way that civilization works. Now, this is … Continue reading

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