They say, ‘School is the place where minds are shaped and careers begin’, but I believe all that we learn: is just how to be in that cool-kids group and how to be one of them. And the education taught to us was all for nothing, 90% of the things you learned in school are really useless in real life. You will never ever need to use the value of pi in day-to-day life or the formula for calculating the circumference of a circle. I believe they lied when they said “this is important”. Instead they should’ve taught us how to file our taxes, all about stocks or how to do the laundry or how to deal anxiety and other issues.
Listed below are some useless stuff we’ve all learned while at school:
1. Memorising specific dates in history
How are those dates anyway gonna help us now? Any which way, we can always google things up now.
2. Long math division
Never been useful even while doing grocery! And apparently Steve Jobs agreed longhand math was stupid because my iPhone has a handy little calculator.
Analyzing the poetry for completing those useless grammar exercises.
The last time I used this skill was to write the certifying statement on the test score certificate. School paid a lot of emphasis on how good your handwriting was and how well are your letters connected. However, now learning cursive is not a really useful thing, since, most assignments are printed and communications is through texts, you can forget about your curved ‘g’ and rounded ‘a’.
5. Periodic table
Even for chemists, you can’t tell them not to look at it just because you’re a professional now.
6. Boring life-cycle of random things
If I ever really wanted to know(which obviously I don’t), I can anytime google it up.
7. The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell
Nobody really gives a damn!
8. The primary colours
I remember the chart used to be on the first page of my drawing book. I believe in equality and that all colours are beautiful.
9. RHS=LHS(Geometric proofs)
Never used them and obviously never will!
10. Everything you learned about sexual education
It was so terrible that we actually learnt nothing. There’s so much we were never really taught which would actually have been useful.
11. Collecting leafs for your project
Thought it’s useless back then, agree it now.
12. Remembering names of river banks
Wish it could’ve been names of actual banks and little bit more knowledge about basic banking stuff.
13. Carrying out calculations using log table
Logs are the worst of all.
14. Using a protractor
We are never really using it at our jobs!
15. Drawing a triangle with the compass
Why, when we can draw it freehand!
Never used this or any other experiment in the chemistry lab.
17. Marching in a single file under the scorching heat!
This is totally useless, it just gave us a really bad tan. Like we can walk, we don’t need to learn this shit.
18. Drawing graphs
19. Drawing the map of India by hand
Totally useless, also we managed to ruin our country’s outline in multiple ways.
20. Those petty P.T exercises
Still trying to get the tan off even today. What’s the use? we have gyms now!
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