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Old 10-09-2017, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by djohnslaw View Post
Key words are you learned a trade. this country needs more trade schools. instead we tell everyone to go to college, even those not academically inclined. then we make loans super easy for naive 18 year olds to get, driving up the price of college tuition while devaluing a degree. then we tell them it's ok to spend 100k majoring in nonsense learning next to nothing useful and partying for 4 years. then they graduate with some nonsense degree, thinking it's some amazing accomplishment even though undergrad is a complete joke for anyone with half a brain and act like they're owed something even though they have zero worthwhile skills.

now college can be worth a lot for someone smart and motivated who learns marketable skills. but that doesn't mean it's worth it for everyone.a moron with a degree is still a moron. a lazy person with a degree is still lazy. someone who can't think logically and critically with a degree is still someone who can't think logically or critically.

Not sure what you're talking about. I did pay $50,000 for a college degree and did not learn a trade.
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