Paul Harvey, Five Trillion Dollars, Seventy Five Percent discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show


Planes. They're short stories told in the style of Paul Harvey's the rest of the story. And while I would never imagine for moment I could, I could fill his shoes. It's been fun trying to follow in his footsteps. MO, the, it's it's really fun stuff to listen to you and certainly fun stuff to watch. But it's also really meaningful because you're one of the few people in. The entertainment industry who who really does take seriously the stuff that people in the middle of the country are doing and as the country sort of polarized between the folks who are in the entertainment fear or the journalism sphere or the these sort of high IQ is how they would turn themselves sphere and the people who are actually working the jobs that actually get things done across the country that that's voice. That seems to have been lost a lot. What do you think is? Do you think that's that's really serious gap and you think that's bridgeable gap, or is that is that gap between sort of the people deem themselves to be smart and the people who deemed themselves to be doing jobs that matter is that destined to sort of increase as time goes on here will there's always been a gap right sometimes with wide sometimes it's less wide and we all fall in love with the romantic version of ourselves. Right? Whether you're a journalist or whether you're an actor, whether whatever it is you think you are whoever it is you think you are. That becomes you become the sun in your own solar system so you everything else is just a planet in orbit, right? So I think with regard to the skills gap and regards really any gap, it's all just symptomatic of a series of what I would call disconnects. We've become slowly and inexorably and profoundly disconnected from a lot of very basic things that when I grew up, I was really connected to where my food comes from where my energy comes from a basic history, basic curiosity, you know the things that fundamentally allow us to assume a level of appreciation that in my view is the best way to bridge those gaps if we don't have appreciation, right, if we're not if we're not blown away by the miracle that occurs when you flick the switch and the lights come on, if we're not gobsmacked by flushing the toilet and seeing all of it go away right? If when we start losing our appreciation for those things. Things the gap deepens. And I think the gap right now is was extraordinarily six point, three million jobs they're available as we speak. We have a seventy five percent of those jobs that don't require for your degree. And yet we're still pushing the four year degree as the best path for the most people. And it just happens to be the most expensive path and a lot of people as you described who are kind of in the middle. I have enough commonsense to realize that one point, five trillion dollars in outstanding student loans is.

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