What the Romans (and Greeks) can do for us

Latin teacher and blogger Denis Ambrose, Jr. is often asked to justify his existence to people who think "high school is nothing more than preparation for college, and college is nothing more than job training." He has compiled a list of five pragmatic reasons to study classics.

Ambrose makes a strong case for the "usefulness" of Latin, but sneaks in a bit of his own view of the value of education along the way.