Dekota Toot ’15

Major: Philosophy and Psychology
Hometown:Alliance, Ohio

I chose to major in philosophy because it tackles the big questions in life. In philosophy, you are never expected to accept anything as true just because somebody says so. It is up to the individual to judge what is true by reason rather than deferring to an authority figure for the answer.

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