And nothing to show for it except a “…now I are one” wall decoration.
Of course, the goal of education is to obtain a diploma, not an education. The diploma is needed to pay for the education. The education is not.
Sadly, most institutions of higher learning have become more indoctrination than anything else, leaving survivors completely unprepared for the real world.
Anything they’ve learned will just have to be unlearned.
The privileged lie, cheat, and scheme to buy a seat in ancient institutions with stone-carved names. But that isn’t the scam. That these schools spin large pots of tuition gold into worthless straw-hued cardstock – that’s the scam.
Commencing with conforming uniforms and ideas, the dunce caps celebrate.
The morning after, shirtless skateboarders and whiny snowflakes are rudely awakened from their land of make-believe with no marketable skills and degrees in:
Pillage and Plunder
America Sucks and of course…
White Men are Evil
And that gold framed participation trophy that was supposed to provide an edge over everybody else? Well, with universal access, forgivable loans, and (coming soon) free-ride admission… everybody else has one, too.
Rather than mortgaging their future, many would be better served dropping out to learn a trade and pave their own way.
Or just get a job.
“In all labor there is profit.” Proverbs 14:23
And a bad day at the beach still beats any day on your seat.
If a diploma were ever honestly desired… print one. It’d be just as valuable and not nearly as dishonest.
So, fling that wall-hung thing in the garbage bin and hum some Freddy Fender, ‘cause nobody’s impressed. Nobody worth knowing.
Thanks for Giving
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord. Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing.
The Haunted Schoolhouse
To solve the mystery, solve the crime. CSI begins with a one desk fits all warehouse where education goes to die.