We shouldn't look down on others. But we also shouldn't worship false idols. We miss learning opportunities either way. Professors, PhDs and other advanced degrees are overrated. Here's why and why it's important to question authority figures more.
A message for our times Alvin--if only it didn’t run contrary to the objectives of our current ruling class!
I recently saw a chart showing average IQ against educational levels and the IQ levels for college and even graduate school weren’t that high (can’t find the graph)--a few points above 100. Certainly not enough to justify blind faith, and the distributions were wide, which accounts for people like your parents who are intelligent but not college educated.