Food for Thought

Cultural education is just as bad as it’s ever been […] It’s difficult in this country to do things that have meaning. Things aren’t set up that way […] We still tend to think of science and math as the meal, athletics as the dessert, and the arts aren’t even really on the table. There is an idea that a mind is wasted on the arts unless it makes you good in math or science. There is some evidence that the arts might help you in math and science. But, more importantly, the arts tell you who you are,” the jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, in an 18th of July 2009 interview with The Guardian



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