Today’s Mass Education Pushes Children Away from Virtue into Mere Hygiene
by Anthony Esolen
Have you ever waited in line to tour the gigantic, boxlike “machines for living” built by Le Corbusier? Have you purchased tickets to sleep a night in a fifteen-story apartment complex? Have you surveyed a sprawling paper mill or bottling plant and said, “If only my house looked like one of those”? Neither have I. We are human beings, after all.
Yet this insight, that homes actually presuppose human beings to live in them, with human bodies, and a human nature, has had no eff . . .