1. Human mind is fundamentally bad at remembering meaningless information. Even those who memorize thousands of digits of pi relate sequences of numbers with stories or other meaningful information. Why there's so much memorization in our education system? 2. Human mind, once again, fundamentally feels pleasure when it understands something. The more you know, the deeper you know, the bigger the pleasure of understanding. Hence, learning gives pleasure. Why our education system is based on forced learning and on punishments?