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Paul Stoller's writing My Struggle with Anti-Intellectual is an encouragement to students on their need to think critically. According to the writer, the Huffington post readers responded furiously towards the writing. Charles Murray who is a scholar within the American Enterprise institute wrote another writing What's wrong with Vocational School which concerns college education as well.
[...] College Education Issues Student Name Institution Affiliation Paul Stoller's writing Struggle with Anti-Intellectual” is an encouragement to students on their need to think critically. According to the writer, the Huffington post readers responded furiously towards the writing. Charles Murray who is a scholar within the American Enterprise institute wrote another writing “What's wrong with Vocational School” which concerns college education as well. In his Writing, Murray discusses the manner in which gifted students as well as those who are extremely bright are hurt by the pressure to go to college. [...]
[...] Both writers also believe that one has many chances and opportunities to pursue in life, for instance, Muray encourages for people to become craftsmen who are very important in the job market. Stoller chose to become a writer instead of becoming a lawyer. However they differ in the part of failure. According to Stoller, failure is part of life and if one fails to achieve what they attempted, they should try other ways and follow their dreams. With Murray, there is a clear cut between the capable and incapable. He advises that the incapable should not waste their money joining four year colleges but need to go through vocational training. [...]
[...] With stoller, students should attend college because it is in the college where they can be taught how to think and expand the view point. Murray's idea is only the wise should attend college because they can already think well. References Murray, C. (2012). What's Wrong with Vocational School. Haffington Post, 440-443. Stoller, P. (2012). My Struggles With Anti- Intelletualism. Hafington Post, 434-436. [...]
[...] One is able to acquire more knowledge only if this knowledge is presented in some format that is proportionate to their intellectual skills. The writer feels that this is what will happen if students with average ability attend vocational schools instead of 4 year colleges. In support for his argument, he states that students with IQ below 110 are not supposed to go through the 4 year college course. It is only those with IQ of 115 and above who are able to do well. [...]
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