Wednesday Apr 05, 2023

Tim Gunn: Thou Shalt ‘Make it Work’

Tim Gunn stars on the hit Amazon series, "Making The Cut," and served as co-host for 16 seasons of the revolutionary fashion competition series, "Project Runway," and he has written best sellers like Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible. But when people respond to his expertise and energy, they are reacting to – in an age of moral relativism – his affirmation of actual values: work hard, be decent. In this episode we learn more about Tim’s upbringing in the Episcopal church and how it shaped his ability to be a critical thinker. About his reverence for great masterworks of art as evidence of a higher power. About his epiphanies in the classroom, both learning from and being inspired by the students he teaches, while imparting on them the values of craft, curiosity and compassion. And the wisdom matriculated in the school of life through the dogma of perseverance – or simply stated, “make it work.”

In My Homily Opinion (IMHO): Scott Carter asks is teaching the humanities dead?

Article: The New Yorker, The End of the English Major by Nathan Heller

Book: In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria

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