John Henry Cardinal Newman, the leading figure of the Oxford movement believed that a liberal education was more important than technical training in itself. He believed that the broad knowledge of many disciplines would allow the individual to be more successful in every day life. With the complexities of today’s world one cannot afford to not be equipped. Newman felt so strong about this concept that he wrote a book entitled, “ The Idea of
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not possibly know everything. We need to open up our minds and take in as much as possible. Having true practical understanding makes our lives more fulfilling.
In this world you never know what tool you will need to deal with an issue. No one tool will do the job for all situations. All situations in life will vary. Equipping yourself and knowing how to practically use that knowledge will offer freedoms that are unlimited.