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Getting a good education is important. It is not important just because society says so, and because the expectations of said society are that you follow a predetermined formula for your life in order to attempt to obtain “success,” as defined by someone else. Education is important because without it, there is no real way for our species to progress.
Yes, we need intelligent individuals who understand complex concepts and ideas in order for all of us to advance in science, medicine, technology, and more. But just as crucial as the education obtained from books is the education that guides people how to live together in peace with each other and with the planet. Education that teaches people how to think critically and solve a problem instead of teaching exactly what to think is key.
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Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]