Leah Batstone • TEDxCUNYSalon
Why Study the Humanities
"I think we’ve been very wrong about the reasons for going to college. … How many of you think you are going to college to get a job? Or to be a more qualified and therefore expect a better salary? And how many of you are pursuing a degree in something you love, something you lose yourself in, just because it brings you intellectual and emotional pleasure?"