NOW! JAKARTA | Life in the Capital

Soapbox

It is so easy to dismiss the exceptional role of education in our lives. I’ve heard people say, both here and in Europe, “I just want to get a job as soon as possible and start earning money”. Others say “What’s the point in continuing to learn, it won’t help me in any way”. I am very sad to hear these depressing dismissals of education. Educated people see past “insoluble problems’ to f...

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