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If the universities are to provide the knowledge and skills, as well as the trained manpower, needed …

If the universities are to provide the knowledge and skills, as well as the trained manpower, needed to sustain an advanced industrial society, a substantial part of the youth will pass through them and they will have to retain a certain degree of freedom and openness. But if so, a radical consciousness will almost certainly develop as a natural consequence of objective study and thinking that frees itself from mythology and an ideological straitjacket. Dogmatism and achievement are incompatible, in the long run, and though some young people will simply accept what they are told and others may be induced to devote themselves to ?making it? as the highest goal in life, it is predictable that there will also be free and compassionate and independent minds to challenge the prevailing orthodoxies and search for ways to translate a perception of social injustice to some form of action.

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