Identity is imposed through education, traditions, shared experiences. Identity connects individuals to cultures. ‘Culture’ is our specie’s collective memory and understanding of our place in it. It provides a framework in which individuals can discern their role relative to all others.
Culture is how humans preserve knowledge in The Commons
College educations are only secondarily intended to empower the next generation of adults with work skills. They are primarily essential instruments of social engineering like public schools (which domesticate us and try to harmonize societal values), municipal and neighborhood programs (that foster community), our awesome military (which trains us in teamwork and honor) and religious … More What College is for and What it should be doing
“Alignment can conceal disconnects” – DSR
“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.” – Winston Churchill
“Institutional blame-shifting for corporations, done proactively by grown-ups….in writing, of course.” – DSR