“I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all … More

Shiny, All-Too-Shiny

Source: dcgmentor.wordpress.com Those following American higher education are no doubt familiar with William Deresiewicz, former Yale Professor and author of the bestselling book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, a scathing critique of the culture of elite universities in the U.S. I was exploring some of his old … More Shiny, All-Too-Shiny