“Louis Jean Pasteur was born in eastern France, the third child of a poor tanner, Jean-Joseph Pasteur, and his wife Jeanne-Etiennette Roqui. He came from a long line of peasants, and was only an average student, preferring fishing and sketching to studying”.
“The dissolution of Western Civilization has left a vacuum in the college curriculum. Western Civ was once used to tie other disciplines together, to supply a forum for discussion of the Big Questions, and to provide students with a sense of purpose. By joining that great debate, students become part of an ongoing conversation about matters at the core of human experience”.