14.9.11

TO YOUR OWN SELF BE TRUE.

More useful advice for incoming students, this time from Mark Edmundson.
The quest at the center of a liberal-arts education is not a luxury quest; it’s a necessity quest. If you do not undertake it, you risk leading a life of desperation—maybe quiet, maybe, in time, very loud—and I am not exaggerating. For you risk trying to be someone other than who you are, which, in the long run, is killing.
Via Coordination Problem. Read and understand.

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