Dr. Louis Markos explains how the problem in today’s education is not that virtue is forgotten, but that only certain “pseudo-virtues” are being taught. We’re raising a generation of people who say, “Well, yeah, I do sleep around. But I recycle cans and so it’s okay.” We’ve thrown out the sins against morality and replaced them with what you might call sins against equality. As he suggests a solution to the problem, Dr. Markos touches on what real courage, temperance, wisdom, and justice look like.
This address was originally delivered at the Free Enterprise Institute’s 42nd Annual Founders’ Day Breakfast (November 2018).
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