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Meaningful Work

Simon_Bolivar Wrote: May 29, 2012 10:25 AM
Amen, Arby! I've picked cotton, driven trucks, worked construction, been shot at and a few other things. I've not always enjoyed the job, but the money I earned and being able to care for my family often made up for the the bad stuff.

"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...