Millions and Millions of Mired and Misled Minds
I just heard on the CBC that two million Canadians have just begun their ‘course of studies’ at university, and my mind boggled. I knew that a whole cohort of people – mainly young, but also the old and in-between – were trotting off to what are still endearingly called ‘higher studies, but two million? That must be close to every single person of post-secondary age. And this after already a decade-and-a-half in pre-university state-run schools.
Ponder what should be a sombre and sobering fact, that we have given over the entire education – a full twenty years of it –