Education: Key to Success?
“Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.” - Stalin “What's the difference between a bright,inquisitive five-year-old, and a dull, stupid nineteen-year-old? Fourteen years of the British educational system.” - Russell
So many people say that without education there is no future, is thistrue? What is the base of a happy life, education? Of course education is essential for career advancement, and a higher salary, but is this your goal in life? That is a crucial question, simply becausea high amount of people does not know what their goals are.
If you wish to define and achieve your own success, you need wisdom and understanding. This is not necesarly acquiered in school, muchmore while seeking wise counsel and considering it until understanding is found. Good books are one source of wise counsel, such as friends, parents and the whole world surrounding you, you just have tostart questioning it.
If school claims to “prepare students for life” why does it emphasize math and science to help government and industry, while blotting up individual student potential. Howcan math and science guide you through life or possibly bring success?
But this is wideley debated topic, there are many different point of views. Education very well can be vital to one’s success,the more education you get, the more you become aware of things around you and, the more open minded you will become. Education is a continuos process of learning new things everyday in your live.There's no such thing as an uneducated person simply because you learn and absorb new things in every aspect of your life, it is somewhat impossible to not learn, unless you close your eyes, shut yourmouth and block your ears.
Tamara Chavez Lechleitner 1B Without education, where would we be? There would not be a “here” and a “now”, there would be (more) chaos and (more) crime. Without...