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Freshmen Libido-Killer: The Atlantic and NYT jibber-jabber on College Ed

Let’s talk about all that money that you’re spending on college, and more important, how you’re spending it.

Now, it is not my sincere intention to deflate anybody’s boners here – what with the new school year approaching and all – so this is somewhat optional reading if you’re really, really keen on that whole ignorance is bliss nonsense. But this is a red-button issue if there ever was one, and it behooves one to at least become marginally familiar with the general shape of the pretty stupid conversation that’s going on about it right now.

It is very, very difficult for such a small person as myself to think about, write on, or even hint upon the rather complex and delicate topic of the college debt issue. And truthfully, this isn’t going to be a very coherent or original post, but that isn’t the goal here. The goal is to get something going.

(Disclaimer: Much of this is an opinion piece.)

Read on?