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How much do you care about your education

  1. Jul 28, 2013 #1
    How much does it mean to you on a personal level, outside of a utilitarian perspective?

    To me, my education has deeply personal roots and means a lot to me, almost like a best friend or close family member - an entity which embodies my system of values and code of conduct. In many ways it's the one thing I really love and has always gave me strength.

    Does anyone else view their education to the same regard?
     
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  3. Jul 28, 2013 #2

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    I absolutely do. I'm an undergrad, and I look forward to going to school every single day. There are few things I love more than learning.

    A lot of people resent the fact that they have to take a bunch of GenEd classes, but personally, I love them all. I took a technical art analysis class last semester for one of my humanities classes, which was awesome. I've always loved art, but taking that class has given me a vastly greater appreciation of it. I took a Social Problems class last semester as well, for one of my social science classes, and it was one of the coolest classes I've ever taken. The professor was awesome, and it was great learning about a lot of the theory behind what causes controversy and such in the world. Very cool class.

    I'm taking a couple of anthropology courses over the next two semesters to finish off my social science requirements, and a couple philosophy courses next summer to finish off my humanities. I'm looking forward to all of them.

    The math and science classes...well...yeah, I enjoy them like crazy. I probably wouldn't be posting on PF if I didn't though. My education is a very important part of who I am. Monetary goals or whatever have absolutely nothing to do with it, I'm just following my passions.
     
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