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Yeah, the whole "liberal arts people are broke" thing is pretty much untrue. Humanities and liberal arts people, though they fair worse initially, tend to do as well or better than average in the long-haul.

As this article says:

"Employers consistently say they want to hire people who have a broad knowledge base and can work together to solve problems, debate, communicate and think critically, the report notes – all skills that liberal arts programs aggressively, and perhaps uniquely, strive to teach"

Also, to anyone who thinks that the liberal arts are a cake-walk, here's a reading list for you:
-"Ulysses," by James Joyce
-"The Phenomenology of Spirit," by GWF Hegel
-"The Cantos," by Ezra Pound
-"The Waves," by Virginia Woolf
-"Difference and Repetition," by Giles Deleuze
-"The Location of Culture," by Homi K. Bhabha
-"Gender Trouble," by Judith Butler

I doubt that the person who made that chart could get through even one of those books, much less find something intelligent to say about them.

We could also recognize that these fields exist to improve our understanding the world and provide insight into our place within it, and that turning the question of difficulty into a gigantic dick-waving contest does a disservice to everyone involved.


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