In reply to: Should I Major in the Humanities? - The Atlantic
I’ve got mixed feelings about this — mixed as someone who holds 2 humanities degrees, but who doesn’t really work in the “humanities” per se. But, then, I don’t think the “point” of a humanities is to work in the humanities (whatever that means). I think the humanities can sometimes be more about a certain world-view, and learning to think in certain ways, than they are about career prospects. What is missing from here is a serious conversation about career prospects and the value of vocational training.