The Education Forum


The Education Forum--Part II



Real Life 101

"A well-educated person needs the following skills: the strength to walk away from destructive relationships -- all types." Real Life 101
I give people the same advice that my parents gave me: "Go look it up in the dictionary." "Jessie waited a long time to use her education. She was old-fashioned in some ways -- her husband, Walter, was the top banana in the house."

The Classical Approach

books "Education is the only profession where the more educated you are, the more experience you have and the more you improve yourself, the less valuable you are."

What Are Colleges For?

"I am not belittling people with degrees." Money
"Perhaps I should preface this by saying that my doctoral degree is in -- better sit down for this one -- dance."

Parental Responsibility

books "Parents are becoming parents for the wrong reasons."
"Take Hannibal Lector, for example, the villain from Silence of the Lambs."

A World of Ideas

"What about all of the high achieving, scholarly people who have gone on to success because of good old-fashioned skill drills and spanking?"
"were they expecting me to figure out what I wanted to do with my life at 18?" cap

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