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To Weld, Perchance, to Dream | New York Times | November 2015

Simon Critchley:

It’s not often that one finds oneself uniquely qualified to comment on a
matter in the popular media, but when Marco Rubio argued at the
Republican debate last week that the country needs “more welders and
less philosophers,” I had my moment. My father was a welder, and I am a
philosopher. I actually did have a choice to make some decades ago: to weld or to philosophize?