We must forewarn liberals, progressives, and anyone believing
they need a safe space that this post is not for you. If you
are one the above continue reading at your own risk as we
can guarantee you will be offended by the following thoughts.
Most know of liberal arts and for those who don’t we’ll
explain it in our own way. I have no intimate knowledge of
said arts, yet if I understand it correctly they involve
college studies intended to provide general knowledge and to
help elevate intellectual capacities as opposed to vocational
or professional skills. Or people who don’t like working with
Which brings us to the point of this post. What happened to
the conservative arts? They just never seemed to take off.
Many have written opinions of what they should be but nobody
has taken the next step. There are those among us who like
working with our hands and would consider a office job hell
We have vocational schools yet they aren’t listed as the
schools of the conservative arts. For those of us who seek
an opposite of liberal/progressive style of higher education
the pickings are slim. What is there for us who find that
environment alien to what we believe?
Are there dedicated schools who agree with our take on
smaller government, our traditional morals, and belief in
a free market economy? A few say yes yet still we wonder.
Some say Hillsdale College tops the list of such institutions.
After all, someone has to have the training to do what some
won’t, or can’t do. If some intelligent soul can’t figure out
why water is all over the floor they call a plumber. Many
can’t live without a car but don’t even know how to open the
hood. At times like that these people would need someone who
could benefit from conservative arts.
One would think that those who have studied the liberal arts
would welcome such institutions. After all, there are those
among us who enjoy making a living while using our hands AND
Disagree if you must, but choices made us who we are and
our little part of the world wouldn’t be the same without
Comments are always welcome.