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Meaningful Work

TDBLU Wrote: May 29, 2012 5:59 PM
Of course, one does not have to be an intellectual to be an elitest. Saw Mrs Obammunist on the tube today, and I wondered how Anybody could listen to her without the jaw-dropping, eye-popping realization that the hubby who allows her to advertise That much ignorance must be an even Bigger narcissistic ignoramus than her. Scary 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...