Jim Wallis, in Rediscovering Values, makes an interesting observation.
[There is a] contrast between the steadily declining prices of so many consumer goods, especially in the electronics and entertainment industries, and the dramatic rise in the cost of things like education… What gets cheaper and cheaper is looking at screens – flat screen televisions, computers, cell phones and Blackberries – listening to music on iPods and other portable devices… At the same time, education for our children – one of the highest priorities for all parents – is costing more and more and putting us and our children into crushing, choice-limiting debt.
Makes you think, huh?
I recommend his new book. I’m not good at writing reviews on books, movies or any other medium. But this books consistently makes me think and say hmmmm.