Thorstein Veblen – Conspicuous Consumption

A quote from the Conspicuous Uselessness of Education by Thorstein Veblen (1857 – 1929)

“The classics, and their position of prerogative in the scheme of education to which the higher seminaries of education cling with such a fond predilection, serve to shape the intellectual attitude and lower the economic efficiency of the new learned generation.”

Seafood restaurants in Paris

Parisians take their seafood seriously, with deliveries arriving from the Atlantic and the Mediterranean daily. Local food writer Alex Lobrano chooses the best places in the city for a taste of the sea