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#beginquote# We have a social problem with the cost of education as seen by the student. I think we can address that issue by reducing the cost of materials such as books by putting them on the Internet, and the cost of attending universities by, for example, using the method seen on Coursera. There are number of advanced math courses on Coursera. Infinite series and sequence classes are easy to find. Linear algebra and regular calculus is available. I was looking at an advanced math class out of the university in Paris done in English that was quite good. I think your assumption is that the common nature of the university is somehow unavoidable. Is it really that unavoidable? When you say "who just want a job" I am a little lost. What do you think education is for? It is not just all about
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. What does it mean to be learned? What good is it? Do we have many other ways now to become learned? Do you think it might be the case that the difficulty of getting a university education reduces the portion of the public who should be learned but are not? How do we reduce the expense and make it easier for more of the public to be learned? What are all the ways we can become learned without having to go to the university? writer #endquote#
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