As Dewey put it, to discover “what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity
to do it, is the key to happiness.” Rather than starting out with a predetermined
outcome for what students must do, liberal education helps them make those discoveries and secure those opportunities...
Michael S. Roth, Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters
...the drumbeat of talk about skills and jobs has not lured people into engineering and biology-not everyone has the aptitude for science-so much as it has made them nervously forsake the humanities and take courses in business and communications. Many of these students might well have been better off taking a richer, deeper set of courses in subjects they found fascinating and supplementing it, as we all should, with some basic knowledge of computers and math...
Fareed Zakaria, In Defense of a Liberal Education
Why does liberal education matter? https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VKsoOZf1C1ubs7gjOE7SAI2lVD8k_wop/view?usp=sharing