On the general subject of university change

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On the general subject of university change

From Fred Ross

Published before 2005


Jeffery,

Are you for teaching Creationism as well as the theory of relativity on an equal footing?

Should Mein Kampf and Karl Marx be taught with equal respect as Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes?

If all four are taught, does the school have a moral imperative to teach what has occurred in history from each mode of thought when it gained ascendance in a society?

Should students be taught that the earth is flat equally with Galileo?

Should we bring back teaching cigar making, hand embroidery, and the use of spinning wheels on equal terms with learning Adobe Photoshop and word processing?

Do educators have a responsibility to teach what is correct and true? Should they teach what will aid students in making a living in their chosen field?

Fred