i used to feel ashamed of being a dropout. and of never going to college. then i realized the jobs i've done since high school are also done by people who've been through college, and i realized how fucked up this system is and that i managed to dodge a very large, expensive bullet
when you work a restaurant/bar or retail job alongside folks who've gone to school for 2, 4, or even more years and they're still working those kinds of positions, you have to stop and wonder why that's the case when we were spoonfed propaganda that if you do well in school and go to college you'll be set with a secure, enjoyable job for the rest of your working life
@extinct went all the way up and my only options are giving up 120 hours of my week for fools gold, or being a broke bitch
you missed nothing, you can learn more outside of school, it's just tiered socialization to keep the pyramid schemes running
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