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The Reluctant Assassin: Reviews and Reflections — The Barista

  Not long ago, I read a report, one of those meant to invoke alarm and despair, about the decline of the liberal arts in American universities.  The former purpose of college, it said, was to write, understand history, and philosophize.  Now, those dedicated to the humanities had fallen by 15%--or maybe it was 50%.  Either way, the news was…

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