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Opinion | How Studying the Humanities Helps Humanity – The New York Times

Opinion | How Studying the Humanities Helps Humanity – The New York Times

 

More from our inbox:Tuberville’s Blockade, and a Problem in the SenateLiving With GriefEthical Issues Raised by a Gilgo Beach Murders DocumentaryImage Credit…Emon Hassan for The New York TimesTo the Editor:“Stop Corporatizing My Students,” by Beth Ann Fennelly (Opinion guest essay, nytimes.com, Nov. 15), is a heartfelt reminder that humanistic studies are critical to developing thoughtful, compassionate and functional citizens. Yes, developing skills to make a living is essential, but, as Ms. Fennelly writes, learning to “fail better” and dream must come first, “for a while anyway.”During a time of immense technological change, war and political division, nothing is more important than… 

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