Listen now (29 mins) | My conversation with author, cultural critic and essayist William Deresiewicz
Thank you for this conversation Tara. I thought Deresiewicz's thoughts on the disadvantages of an elite education and its relationship to the failure of the leadership class were fascinating. I hope that you might explore this subject further. I wonder for instance if there is a critical mass (of parents) who recognize the need to recalibrate or whether the system itself must crumble and in that case where do you see or do you see the emergence of alternatives that would value critical enquiry, agility, etc.
This was an excellent interview and the kind of content I hope for as a listener: someone that I haven’t yet heard of and am so intrigued from the interview that I am looking forward to reading the author’s written work. Thank you for another worthwhile podcast episode!
dilettante: noun [ C ]
a person who is or seems to be interested in a subject, but whose understanding of it is not very deep or serious: