Education: Not Serious

"But your American undergraduates, when they talk about it at all, seem to discuss international politics, never national politics. I think that's a very great pity, because in England we students are forever discussing national politics, and planning the time when we shall be able to engage in them actively, and developing our political preferences and beliefs all the while. But over here your students seem to ignore national politics almost entirely."

One can almost hear him say it, the modern Oxford man, the "frightfully keen" British student of history and politics,...

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