Are you suggesting , Mr. Gayed, that Professor Bloch is really another famous Yale wolf dressed in sheep's clothing (Tom Buchanon ofThe Great Gatsby) ? PK
‘Tom’s getting very profound,’ said Daisy with an expression of unthoughtful sadness. ‘He reads deep books with long words in them. What was that word we——‘ ‘Well, these books are all scientific,’ insisted Tom, glancing at her impatiently. ‘This fellow has worked out the whole thing. It’s up to us who are the dominant race to watch out or these other races will have control of things.’ ‘We’ve got to beat them down,’ whispered Daisy, winking ferociously toward the fervent sun. ‘You ought to live in California—’ began Miss Baker but Tom interrupted her by shifting heavily in his chair. ‘This idea is that we’re Nordics. I am, and you are and you are and——’ After an infinitesimal hesitation he included Daisy with a slight nod and she winked at me again. ‘—and we’ve produced all the things that go to make civilization—oh, science and art and all that. Do you see . . ."
Despite national trends emphasizing technical career-specific education, the humanities remain an essential element of schooling, HarvardUniversity anthropologyprofessor Arthur Kleinmansaid in a lecture Thursday afternoon in the [DartmouthCollege’s] HaldemanCenter.
“What is the future of humanities and social sciences if we end up with most of our universities being MITs?” he said. “MIT is a great university, but it’s a certain kind of university that [Dartmouth is] not and [Harvard is] not.”