Do you ever space out for a second and then look around and wonder “wait, how did I get where I am right now?” Well that’s what happened to me a few days ago when I found myself reading some ass-backwards post from a Facebook page called “The Transformed Wife.”
I don’t have a problem with people who don’t go to college, or anyone who stays at home with their kids.
“I’m sure there are many other things young women can do besides spending a boatload of money on an expensive education in which few ever use their degree.”
Right, because instead you could be a “tudor.” Not only did you misspell a word that only has five letters in it, but you misspelled a word that literally means “to educate,” in a post about how an education is unnecessary because you won’t use it.
I’m going to need a dry erase board in order to diagram all the ways you’re demonstrating the antithesis of your point.
Also. Can you give me your source on “few ever use their degree?” Is this from the book of Deuteronomy? Was it something your bakery tudor mentioned? Oh wait. I bet a #GodlyMan told you this, which definitely makes it true. I’ll tell you how I use my degree: By applying for jobs that require a degree and have a salary higher than the cost of my “expensive education.”
I don’t think it’s actually the money or degree you’re so worried about. I think the real fear here is that when people go away to University they often broaden their experience and understanding of the world and its people– which doesn’t bode well for those who prefer to put on blinders and wallow in their ignorance. [Read more…]
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