Necessity of Education
Education helps us with many things, but most importantly, it empowers an individual to think, question, and see beyond the obvious. Human beings are born with a natural tendency to question. Education is the best way to satiate our curiosity, without extinguishing the burning desire to learn and explore more. Here are a few 'obvious' reasons for educating oneself.
✍ Education broadens our horizon and gives us a better understanding of the world around us and how things work.
✍ The world needs education, since it is the basis of a civilized, structured society.
✍ Education helps people to think rationally and avoid illusions in life.
✍ Education reduces social and economic disparity, allowing progress to be shared equally.
✍ It gives scope for technical advancements in fields of science and technology.
✍ Studies indicate that educated people have longer life expectancies. They tend to lead a healthier lifestyle by exercising more and playing more sports. Most of them understand the implications of diet and lifestyle on their health, enabling them to make healthy choices.
✍ On an average, educated people have more meaningful and interesting jobs than those held by uneducated people. They are usually in a position to make decisions at work. This results in higher job satisfaction which leads to a better quality of life.
✍ Educated people are found to have higher self-esteem. Their lives are mostly well-planned, and have a definite direction. They have better problem-solving skills and are consequently better equipped to handle everyday decisions.
✍ Children of educated parents have access to better education facilities. These children have a higher cognitive development as compared to children of uneducated parents.
✍ Educated people are better positioned to contribute positively to society, and even towards the environment, as they understand the implications of their choices and actions.
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