Education: Go It Alone

Philosopher Marten ten Hoor of the University of Alabama is convinced that the U.S. has become a nation of busybodies. In the current American Scholar, Ten Hoor, Ph.D. from Michigan, makes a "plea for education for privacy . . .

"Never in the history of the world," Ten Hoor says, "have there been so many people occupied with the improvement of so few . . . Never have there been so many people making a good living by showing the other fellow how to make a better one." As an example, he points to "the...

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