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The Robots are Coming
This is not science fiction, this is science reality. Robots will take over all heavy lifting and hard physical jobs sooner rather than later. Will you be replaced by a robot?
Jobs of the Future are more Cerebral
Digging trenches, laying bricks, furniture removal and more will be not done by people any more. People will be doing jobs that robots cannot. Jobs that require thinking. And a lot of these are those that require university degrees.
Free Education Promotes Equality Within Society
Many European countries provide free education. A country is as good as it treats the weakest members of society. Providing for free education via taxes is a good step in the direction of equality for all.
A More Educated Society is More Empowered
Education Provides Options
When some of society has access to education and some does not, it creates inequality. The less educated will in general have less economic power and fewer career choices.