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Every time someone says it’s worth it to go to university because “an education is the one thing no one can take from you” it drives me up a wall.

You know how to take someone’s education from them? It’s easy.

Hit them in the head.

Your education is one of the easiest things to lose.

The debt is a lot harder to get rid of.

Every day I take care of the shell of a person who used to have a PhD.

He doesn’t know how he got here.

He doesn’t know how to tie his shoes.

That debt is still there, waiting to be paid.

You can lose an education, believe me.


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