20 Reasons Why Education Is Important


An estimated 775 million people worldwide cannot read or write, with another 200 million children to follow in their footsteps because they lack access to any form of education. Literacy statistics paint a gloomy picture, as global literacy rate has detrimental effects on communities all over the world. Most of us take education in stride, unaware of how important it is to have a good understanding of the world around us and the motives that drive people to behave they way they do.

Over the next few minutes, we will take a closer look at the 20 most important reasons why education is important in today’s world in order to better understand our society and why not, even ourselves.

20Getting Rid of Baseless Superstitions

Most superstitions arise from uneducated minds trying to make sense of things that are beyond their comprehension. Unfortunately, superstitions are so integrated into our culture that most people, even those well-educated ones, have difficulties letting go of them. While traditions aren’t bad, you have to know where to draw the line between facts and fiction, which is where a good education comes into play.