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Meaningful Work

Claudia94 Wrote: May 30, 2012 12:18 AM
Probably because the spoiled little brats were not taught to take pride or responsibility in taking care of their surroundings such as making their beds, picking up their clothes or helping parents with chores around the home. When I was growing up, if I didn't perform these tasks, I received a boot in the butt. My parents loved me enough to teach me to be responsible. Many parents today cannot be bothered. They are too busy doing their own thing, while their children "occupy" and demand the easy life without working for it.

"Education" is a word that covers a lot of very different things, from vital, life-saving medical skills to frivolous courses to absolutely counterproductive courses that fill people with a sense of grievance and entitlement, without giving them either the skills to earn a living or a realistic understanding of the world required for a citizen in a free society.

The lack of realism among many highly educated people has been demonstrated in many ways.

When I saw signs in Yellowstone National Park warning visitors not to get too close to a buffalo, I realized that this was a...