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LinKai_Jiang's picture

I do not disagree with the

I do not disagree with the statement that the "objective of an education is to acquire the means to create knowledge". I think it points to something with golden intellectual value: the ability to create knowledge instead of the burdensome accumulation of it. But one can ask further, "what is the objective of acquiring the means to create knowledge?" in other words, why do we need to be intellectual at all? I do like intellectual activities, but i always return to this question. I'm wondering if anybody has similar doubts.

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