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Should governments fund liberal arts degrees?
Government funding for liberal arts degrees is needed if the liberal arts are to be accessible to the whole population.
Government funding for liberal arts degrees creates academic institutions which can inform the whole population.
Without government funding for liberal arts degrees, they would become inaccessible for the vast majority of people.
An expansion of public libraries, combined with information now freely available on the internet, would provide an individual with a vast amount of information from which they can learn about the liberal arts for free.
Families, in their acculturation of their children, provide sufficient exposure to the liberal arts.