College is good for finding a job. For an education, you might have to look elsewhere


This was prompted by reading David Orr's essay on education, around the 6 myths of higher education.

"Fifth, there is a myth that the purpose of education is that of giving you the means for upward mobility and success. Thomas Merton once identified this as the "mass production of people literally unfit for anything except to take part in an elaborate and completely artificial charade."

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