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    dirkster42

    a way of thinking. For some it's not valuable, for others it's invaluable.

    And you don't learn that from PBS, lol. It's enjoyable to watch their programs and absorb their information or aesthetic, but it's not equivalent to a rigorous Socratic education, not by a long shot.

    I had a so-so liberal arts education because I attended a large research university and didn't know any better. It's only as I've gotten older that I can see what I missed out on.

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