Showing posts from August, 2013

To College or Not to College? (A Long, LONG post)

I was going to get into a debate with a fellow Facebooker about the value of a college education, but I realized that I probably couldn't say what I wanted to say in the way I wanted to say it in a few comments. So--blog post!
There's a certain anti-intellectualism about the United States. But it seems to be getting a lot worse. The image that provoked me was here:
Actually, it wasn't this image that started it all. There was a quote from Mike Rowe about not giving money to kids to go to college for jobs that don't exist. I didn't really want to promote his website, but despite a Google search of images, could not find the poster he was bitching about. This is the quote, but it's a different image:…