Friday, October 03, 2008

Reasons Why

Misfits in America Chapter 4

Did the materialism and anti-intellectualism of post war America discourage a generation from pursuing public service?  For Bronze and Wolfe, college in post-war America was dominated by a  male group mentality that created a fraternity class full of boys intent upon verbally putting one another down while competing mightily in intra-fraternity games in pursuit of athletic glory rather than intellectual growth.


You can listen to Chapter 4 of Misfits in America here .

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