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Meaningful Work

Henry VIII Wrote: May 29, 2012 10:53 AM
I am in the same spot USMC. I have a Master's in History, but I don't have a teaching license so the best I can do is substitute the license guarantees a good teacher or knowledge of their subject matter; we know that's not true since there are so many teachers who should be fired. We've fooled ourselves into thinking that a degree or a license guarantees a superior employee with managerial skills, but all we get is a person who was willing to jump through the fiery hoops of BS the university dished out.
Henry VIII Wrote: May 29, 2012 11:16 AM
Thanks Pat, that's what I did...although it doesn't pay nearly as well.
Pat1392 Wrote: May 29, 2012 11:01 AM
Look at the local community colleges --some of our guys work at 2 or even three.

"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...