Artistic value misunderstood

The recent release of George Clooney’s The Monuments Men got me thinking about the significance of art for societies, as I’m sure most were left thinking similar thoughts while leaving theaters. But the film got me thinking about the respectability of art as such, especially contemporary art and its many new forms. It seems really in […]

Loan debt trumps knowledge

Taking the joyful, creative youths away from aspiring to great achievements by giving them student-loan debt and making them slaves to loan holders takes away any potential for the advancement of our collective intellect. Instead of contributing to our human flourishing by generating creative, intelligent and passionate graduates, universities stamp a heavy price tag on […]