Colleges and universities need to open up the highly structured, single-track learning pathways that have seen favor in the last 30 years. We are a population of under diversified, single subject, blinders-on learners that industry deemed the appropriate response to their needs. Those days are over for many.
“Turns out we are hard-wired to conform”- So change who you hang out with. Go to your job but change where you live and who some of your friends are. Plant a garden. Grow a bit of your own food. Expand your connections to stretch outside of your comfort zone and into a more realistically “real” and sustainable future for yourself.
Thank you for speaking what seems to be the unspeakable. No politician is saying this (exception: Gavin Newsom in a recent graduation speech) and it’s extremely frustrating for me. We are such deniers, present only to what the latest TV program our friends are talking about is preaching.