For Sofia Jao, BC ‘22, problems with the performance resided not in the set, but with Patel’s closing remarks.
“I really dislike when people who are older say that our generation needs to be exposed to the real world. Obviously the world is not a safe space but just accepting that it's not and continuing to perpetuate the un-safeness of it… is saying that it can’t be changed,” said Jao. “When older generations say you need to stop being so sensitive, it’s like undermining what our generation is trying to do in accepting others and making it safer.”
“Education” is completely distinct from “schooling: — our institutions are turning out uneducated children, while turning out millions of “schooled” morons. Platp first pointed out the difference, but Mark Twain summed it up more succinctly: “"Education consists mainly of what we have unlearned."
Were I to ever consider hiring one of today’s products of modern education, I would only do so after an hours-long, personal interview, even if they were the product of an “Ivy”.