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Topic: How to Be a Successful Human
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Haim

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Re: How to Be a Successful Human
Posted: Dec 12, 2012 8:54 AM
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GS Chandy Posted: Dec 12, 2012 1:37 AM

>Even further emphasis might be useful with respect
>to 'the case for humanities':
>
>- -- "a handle on what we value (philosophy)"
>- -- "what mistakes we've learned from (history)"
>- -- "how to understand other cultures (comparative
>literature)"
>- -- "how to interpret and describe what we encounter
>from day to day (English)" [English; US English; Indian
>English; Australian English; Hindi; Russian; whatever].
>
>I observe that a fair bit of the above is, in the main,
>contrary to a number of the values that Haim has not
>unexpectedly expressed at
>http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7935323
>and elsewhere.


GS,

Do you feel that OPMS can assist in reading comprehension?

Haim
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