DECEMBER 31st CAN’T COME SOON ENOUGH….In an apparent effort to prove that he can always write a column more obtuse and witless than the last, David Gelernter takes on the question today of why college kids are so obsessed with their careers. After a bit of preliminary throat clearing about the wide ranging brilliance and intellectual curiosity of his own generation, he begins his explanation with this sentence: “In those long-ago days, more college women used to plan on staying home to rear children.”

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