Re: Education is no longer designed to teach.
"I can't understand anyone not wanting to immerse themselves in something the love."
Unfortunately making a career out of something you love can be very frustrating when PHBs and economic necessities mean you have to cut corners.
Doing something you love as a hobby can be far more rewarding as no one*** stops you following your interest into any nook and cranny.
***especially if you are single and retired