Education Is Supposed To Make You Rich, Not Wealthy
by Simon Barnes - 2008
I read English language and literature, which doesn’t prepare you for any career whatsoever. It is, however, jolly interesting, being about absolutely everything you could ever want it to be about. And I have been thinking about the purpose of education rather a lot lately, since on Friday, to the amazement and amusement of my friends, especially those I knew at university, I am to be made an honorary doctor of letters by my alma mater, the University of Bristol.
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