“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”—John Dewey
Aristotle held a student underwater, almost drowning him, until the student desired knowledge as much as air.
Common sense is the constant upgrading of the understanding of the world and the heuristics to operate therein.
The destitute teenager whose only path away from a life of poverty and potentially crime and violence that needs the scholarship to attend college and escape their current world is unfortunately so common it is a trope.
Education was the key to my parents building a great life and opening the world to my siblings and I. It was the path to new experiences and opportunities for me.
What will education do for you?