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David Crisp: Out of ignorance, scorn for philosophers


At last week’s Republican presidential debate, Sen. Marco Rubio made a case for vocational education by attacking philosophy. “I don’t know why we have stigmatized vocational education,” he said. “Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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From the Outpost: Gianforte’s speech imagined

David Crisp

Bozeman entrepreneur Greg Gianforte has been invited to speak at commencement exercises at Montana Tech in Butte and at Rocky Mountain College in Billings. Some people have threatened to boycott the ceremonies because of his involvement with groups that oppose equal rights for gays and lesbians and that support creationism. I think the protesters have it all wrong. Gianforte is the perfect person to speak to budding young graduates. Here is what he should say: (more…) Continue Reading →

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