Tina Seelig

We don’t need no education

Starting at the age of three, play and colours introduce us to the world. This quickly moves into the basic concepts of math, language and writing. We talk, make friends and develop from frugal little beings into bouncy humanoids that race around the kitchen table spouting newly invented phrases and words. In high school, we learn how to conjugate être and avoir, we learn how to measure the diameter of a circle, we learn about Plato’s Allegory of the Cave. This continues for six years, and we learn many matters of supposed relevance. We make friends, some kisses here and there, muck around drinking beer, but most of all develop values, those internal guidelines, that often stick with us for the rest of our lives. Up to this point, education is undeniably a vital part in the development of your knowledge and your personae.