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A Deep Understanding of Care

In The Danger of the Liberal Arts, by Klara Holscher, a student at Hillsdale, class of ’16, we find a deep understanding of the foundation of care. 

This is why we need to sacralize founding virtues, a prerequisite for which is that we instill a more accurate and complete understanding of human nature ( which is to say, of Moral Foundations Theory ). Without the latter, the former has little ground upon which to gain traction. 

This, in a nutshell, captures the essence of my program of education.  

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