Many of our greatest works of literature and art are studded with wreckage and reversals, challenging our so-called ‘knowledge,’ as well as our assumptions, by prioritizing sentience and subjectivity. Today’s information-culture, with its algorithms and electronic immediacy, is locked out of the actual reaches and texture of lived experience. Acclaimed Brown University professor Arnold Weinstein argues that the Humanities show us who we are.
Click here to read Dr. Weinstein’s “Don’t Turn Away from the Art of Life” op-ed in The New York Times.
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