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Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Richard J. Franke
Daedalus (Winter 2009)

“The humanities protect and give life to our most enduring values. The very DNA of civilization is encoded in the poet’s song, the painter’s brushstroke, and the vibrant dialogue about ideas. Although the study of the humanities cultivates the critical thought necessary for a civil society, it has suffered neglect over the last few decades, both in terms of financial support and in the national debate on education.”


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