Are you afraid of your Maths teacher? That grumpy-looking gentleman who looks ready to pounce on you if you get even one formula wrong? Would you rather interact with the friendly-looking English teacher? Do you remember how villains in stories are often described as ‘thin-lipped’? Have you noticed that someone with a broad forehead is automatically assumed to be intelligent? Read More
“Arts or Science?” “Science, of course!”
“What job would you get if you studied the arts? Except for a career in education and maybe, the media, what options would you have?”
“I am not dumb – why one earth would I want to study Humanities?”
“Studying Humanities is completely impractical – there is no application to everyday life!”
All of us must have heard such views at some time or the other. A few of us may even be holding the same views as well. And those of us who don’t may have had a tough time making people around us appreciate, value and support our interest in a Humanities education.