Being autodidactic and a polymath are sort of frowned upon in our ultra-specialized school-taught society. Personally I believe that true autodidactic polymaths are essential to modern society. People who can claim to be experts in many fields can often see connections between subjects that are not usually connected and being self-taught often allows a person to approach a subject thinking outside of the box.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
History Puzzle of the Month
What would have happened if the American Revolution never succeeded?