NYT: What Happened to the Craftsman

See on Scoop.itNogginQuest

The waning of manufacturing in the economy may be resulting in a dilution of craftsmanship – long a vital ingredient in the American self-image as a can-do people.

“In an earlier generation, we lost our connection to the land, and now we are losing our connection to the machinery we depend on,” says Michael Hout, a sociologist at the University of California, Berkeley.

Sounds like now would be a good time to help our country and personal piggy banks by learning a skill.

What sort of new skill interests you?
See on mobile.nytimes.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s