Don’t Stay In School


I found something on tumblr once that goes kinda like this (sorry, I don’t remember what it was exactly):

me: What are taxes and how do I pay them?

school: Shh. Learn to solve the quadratic equation.

And now I have proof. This is probably the most brilliant argument I have ever seen against our schooling system.

I’m trying to memorize it, so at any time in my life I can use this against other people and see how many counterarguments they can come up with. You know, the normal stuff.



7 thoughts on “Don’t Stay In School

    • Or diseases with preventable causes
      Or how to buy a house with a mortgage
      If I could afford it
      Because abstract maths was deemed more important than advice that could literally save thousands of lives.
      But it’s cool, because now I can tell you if the number of unnecessary deaths caused by that choice was prime.


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