What's the point of memorizing whole textbooks when half of the content is completely unapplicable to anything even remotely related to that little thing we humans like to call 'life'?
The education system needs some major revamping.
Karl Marx was right about one thing.
"Pure communism" talks about how before one can move on to the higher qualities of life such as art, music and other leisure interests, one must attain the lower qualities of life- food, shelter etc.
But when a high percentage of the population is steeped in poverty, can there really be any universal standard of progress?
"One day our generation
Is gonna rule the population
So we keep on waiting
Waiting on the world to change..."
(Waiting on the World to Change by John Mayer)