Dec 14, 2022
Classically, the purpose of a university is the pursuit of truth. But according to Jonathan Haidt and other sociologists, there is a movement in American universities to replace the quest for truth with a quest for social justice. This, as it turns out, is a major issue and is reflective of currents and issues in American society more generally. In this episode, we explore this crisis in education and discover that—far from being a mere academic exercise—this topic has much to teach us about how we can live more thoughtful, grounded, flourishing lives.