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  •  Learning for its own sake (0+ / 0-)

    is great.

    It's less great when you're hungry and homeless. And without the ability to get a job, that's a realistic prospect for far too many Americans.

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      That education isn't just to get a job.  Another point is that even with education, a job isn't a certainty.  Please see the first comment in this thread.

      If I was a communist, rich men would fear me...And the opposite applies. The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.

      by stewarjt on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 07:15:18 PM PDT

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