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6. Alain De Botton, in The News: A User’s Manual, alleges that news audiences suffer not so much from ignorance as indifference. Does he take one to be worse than the other? Could we be guilty of both? Explain his reasoning
4. Susan Stewart’s writing in “The Role of the Humanities in Contemporary Life” may be interpreted as a defense of the study of the humanities, but perhaps she is up to something else. What do you think? Explain your reasoning. If you see Stewart to be defending the humanities, from what or whom is she defending them, and what sort of defense does she offer? If she is engaged in some other sort of intellectual activity, describe what you take that to be.