Itís Simply Red Herring
The main article of this book is that higher education, generally, has become in many ways and for many people, a kind of very expensive extended playpen, a place to stash young people who society deems not ready for the workforce but too unmanageable to keep at home. According to Bird, college is a place for young people to simmer a bit, to age. Bird makes a case that people
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the education. This would mean that going to college is a greater financial risk.
According to Bird, obtaining liberal arts education is supposed form a foundation of ideals, and getting a degree does not prepare you for anything. And if money were what you are aiming for, you would rather be off going into business. Therefore, to go to college solely for the reason of attaining a high paying job should not be the reason.