What well known academic administrator said this?
"I should like to make the young gentlemen of the rising generation as unlike their fathers as possible."
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Some have asked me to bring this Riddleblog feature back, but that will depend upon how the impatient among us behave themselves . . . Answer to follow next week.
Before he was making the world safe for democracy, Woodrow Wilson was president of Princeton. The quote is taken from his essay, "What is Progress?" which is found in American Progressivism: A Reader (edited by Ronald Prestino and William Atto, Lexington Books, 2008), 48.
You have to drink very deeply from the well of William James and John Dewey to affirm something this antithetical to Wilson's professed Presbyterian theology and the covenant which is so central to it.