I found some excellent perspective on education and on life this morning at The Lazy Organizer. Here's a taste:
“The common answer is that the great books are too difficult for the modern pupil. All I can say is that it is amazing how the number of too difficult books has increased in recent years. The books that are now too difficult for candidates for the doctorate were the regular fare of grammar-school boys in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.” Robert Maynard Hutchins, Education For Freedom, 1943For the full meal, click here.