Summary Of Suddenly I Gel Really Strange

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Education is the core of life. Ever since the establishment of public schoolings it became the social norm for children and older to seek education. The reason varies. Although, an education means to gain insightful experiences or to either gain or take guidance, there are more than just two meanings. From the essays examined: “Frank Carothers and Ted Erlandson, Loyola University”, “Suddenly I Felt Really Strange” both by Mike Rose, and “Five Ways to Wisdom” by Otto Friedrich, which shares different perspective of education and the means to be an educated person. First, Mike Rose’s piece called “Frank Carothers and Ted Erlandson, Loyola University” represents an education as a sense of developing. Rose came from a family with less formal education compare to other students from his university, and therefore lacked support and encouragement from neither his parents nor his family members. As the result, he is at a disadvantage during his …show more content…

Otto Friedrich’s piece called, “Five Ways to Wisdom” focuses on people and their relationship to education. For example, widely selective majors are linked with the current on-demand jobs and that’s because majority of people are in school just to increase their rate of getting a job (Friedrich, 98). However, the value of education should be appreciated just as it is. In todays world, everything is revolutionizing and people need to develop ones mind to catch up with the changes; it will open doors to various of opinions and builds up ideas to form an decision not based on stereotypes or prejudices, but ideal choices to flourish. More so, this essay symbolizes an educated person as someone who shows rational decision-making that could satisfy both parties, as well as the ability to hear different opinions and just appreciating ideas that comes to a person; since one of those ideas is what created abundance of technologies, architectures, resources …

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