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Why we still need the liberal arts in a STEM world

In George Anders recent book You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Education he states: "The more we automate the routine stuff, the more we create a constant low-level hum of digital connectivity, the more we get tangled up in the vastness and blind spots of big data, the more essential it is to bring human judgment into the junctions of our digital lives." Building on this well-documented assertion Washington Post writer Valerie Strauss's article describes the what and why of an education that includes study in the humanities.

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