I just finished reading an essay for my writing class that I couldn’t leave unshared. There are so many great excerpts that I had difficulty picking just one for this post, but I highly recommend reading the whole piece if you have time. Mark Edmundson shares an honest view of the education system and the American work ethic that he coats with clever analogies and witty one-liners.
“Education is about finding out what form of work for you is close to being play—work you do so easily that it restores you as you go”
I couldn’t think of a better essay to start off my semester with the right attitude. If you’re interested in reading the rest, check it out here.