Expertise is rejected, ironically enough in a well-meaning attempt to promote it

6 December 2017

There is much evidence that you can’t teach someone to think in a generic way; they can think about only something specific,”

Elizabeth Stone, Ramsay Centre Director

For the full article see the Australian Financial Review

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The goal toward which Western society moves is the Civilization of the Dialogue. The spirit of Western civilization is the spirit of inquiry…. Nothing is to remain undiscussed. Everybody is to speak his mind. No proposition is to be left unexamined. "
- Robert Maynard Hutchins