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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

"F**K College. Schooling Is a Scam!"



Here's what Billy Willson, a Kansas State University dropout shared on Facebook two days ago. Willson said he dropped out after finishing first semester with a 4.0 GPA, asserting that schooling is a scam.

This opinion has been gaining momentum over the last three or four years. It's possible that it started when us adults started making jokes about 'another day has come and gone and I still didn't use algebra'. Well millenials took it from there and are now debating the importance of schooling and how there's a vast difference from that and education. 

Read his argument below:

Now that i’ve finished my first semester I think it’s safe to say… F**K COLLEGE. Now before all you of you go batshit crazy… I have a few points to make 

1. Yes I have dropped out after finishing my first semester (with a 4.0 GPA). And it’s one of the best choices I’ve ever made. Not because I am averse to learning, but actually the exact opposite. 

2. YOU ARE BEING SCAMMED. You may not see it today or tomorrow, but you will see it some day. Heck you may have already seen it if you’ve been through college. You are being put thousands into debt to learn things you will never even use. Wasting 4 years of your life to be stuck at a paycheck that grows slower than the rate of inflation. Paying $200 for a $6 textbook. Being taught by teachers who have never done what they’re teaching. Average income has increased 5x over the last 40 years while cost of college has increased 18x. You’re spending thousands of dollars to learn information you won’t ever even use just to get a piece of paper. I once even had an engineer tell me “I learned more in my first 30 days working than in my 5 years of college.” What does that tell you about this system? There are about a million more ways you’re being scammed into this.. just watch the video I’m gonna comment if you want to see more.

3. Colleges are REQUIRING people to spend money taking gen. ed. courses to learn about the quadratic formula (and other shit they will never use) when they could be giving classes on MARRIAGE and HOW TO DO YOUR TAXES. 

4. Gosh there are so many more reasons I could add, but just comment if you disagree or have reasons to add. I’d love to add to the discussion. TAG a friend in college, Tag your parents, share this if you agree, disagree. Let’s just talk about it. Heck post a picture of yourself flipping off something you think is unjust in our society. #F**kInjustice

EDIT: Just released a T-Shirt to help spread the awareness further, Check them out on my page. 10% of profits will got to Boys & Girls Club of America to help empower underprivileged youth to become our future leaders.


Thoughts? 

16 comments:

  1. Everyone knows that but most of us are unwilling to take the risk of being a dropout. Plus there are so many other things to learn in school besides quadratic equation, one of which is human relations. This works if you already know what you want to do with your life or if you've discovered your talent at a tender age so you can just invest your time and energy in developing it, by the time your peers graduate you're already an established brand.

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  2. Everyone knows that but most of us are unwilling to take the risk of being a dropout. Plus there are so many other things to learn in school besides quadratic equation, one of which is human relations. This works if you already know what you want to do with your life or if you've discovered your talent at a tender age so you can just invest your time and energy in developing it, by the time your peers graduate you're already an established brand.

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  3. Ain't going batshit crazy on this one...Lemme wait till a Nigerian comes up with this kinda theory.Nobody should mention Dangote oh because you would be shocked with the certificates he has from business schools..TNHW

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    1. Drop out of school in Nigeria?? If I hear! Even those that didn't drop out are living super thug life..

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  4. He only did one semester? He should have chilled till like 2nd or 3rd year before dropping out.
    There are courses that you need to finish the whole School course while for other courses you can get away with dropping out. For example - you cant be a lawyer if you dont go through the complete number of years while you can be a programmer without finishing School.

    I believe in the School system. The major role of School is to direct your passion and develop your thinking. Many people complain about Algebra but there are kids that love algebra die! Its not a coincidence that educated people have a better thought process than non educated people.

    Nobody has ever said that School is for getting jobs. School is to develop you mentally so you can do whatever you want to. Its not the School systems fault that employers ask for your qualifications instead of checking your capabilities for the job.

    Nuff said.

    Peace.

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  5. I agree with his theory just to an extent,he definitely knows what he wants to do with his life and career path he wants to take..
    But some people have to(need to) go to school,in the field of medicine,school is important,you can't become licensed to practise without going to school.

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    1. We do it for the licence. School made zero sense to me until I.T and maybe final year.

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    2. True that!
      Clinical rotations is where the real schooling takes place.

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  6. I tell ya the world is a big ponzi pool and we are all just swimming in it...lol

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    1. I swear. A big ponzi scheme.

      Peace

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    2. Blame Adam and Eve otherwise we would all just be naked, clapping and singing halleluiah hosanna in the garden of Eden.

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  7. I hope no doctor says that nonsense above o.

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    1. All the doctors do in school is read what other doctors have learned through practice and they don't fully understand or comprehend until they start practicing. The world is like that and like it or not, in the process of learning they kill people especially the surgeons. If schooling actually teaches them all they need to know, why do people die on the table during some of the most basic surgeries? It's cos, surgeons learn as they go, the more they see, the more the learn.

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  8. That second point makes so much sense. Since I started working, I have not used anything I learnt in my four years of Uni. All the things that mattered at my different jobs were my use of English, cognition, wit, and ability and willingness to learn. Most of which I got from earlier education(nursery, primary and some parts of secondary), reading books, articles and published papers, etc. The only thing I got from 4 years in the university is the certificate that declares that I went.

    This might not be everyone's story but it is mine.

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