March 22, 2023 By Richard McDonough
I don’t think you should send your kids to any universities. [I told] my daughter, “Don’t go to college. Become an electrician.” I never would have imagined 10 years ago that I would [say] that. … It’s better to stare at a wall … [or] do nothing than to learn things that are false. -- Peter Boghossian, former Philosophy Professor Portland State University, Feb. 28, 2023
It is astonishing when a liberal
philosophy professor tells people, including his own daughter, not to go
to university because they have become “indoctrination mills.” Many
other types of professors can make a living outside universities.
However, there is no real market for specialists in Kant’s transcendental deductions
outside the university. With slight exceptions, philosophers have
little choice but to work in universities. So, when Prof. Boghossian
tells his own daughter not to go to university, he must believe that
universities have become dangerously unhealthy. Although Boghossian
cites Harvard, Yale and Oberlin as “non-starters”, he says that all
universities have been destroyed by “woke” nonsense and should be
defunded. University people, Boghossian says, “live in make-believe
land.”..........To Read More....