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Re: "university education"

> Degrees have got very compartmentalised, and I think that's the problem. You can be a semiconductor engineer, say, without knowing how what you know fits in with particle physics, thus astrophysics and the Big Bang.

It has always been thus. First you learn a little about a lot of stuff, then you learn more and more about less and less until eventually you know everything about nothing.

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