Essay-Education is the most powerful weapon SSC CGL Tier 3 I SSC CHSL Tier 2
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” – Martin Luther King
Education, in its true form, is the light that drives away the darkness from our lives. It forms our character, enlightens our minds, and makes us independent. It empowers us with the ability to think by dispelling ignorance. An educated person possesses the power to change the entire world.
History is replete with examples of many great people who changed the world with the power of education. Swami Vivekananda, Raja Ram Mohun Roy, Socrates, Plato, and many others brought a significant change in society by the power of their education only. Einstein, Newton, Tesla, Edison, all revolutionized the world of science and technology with the weapon called education.
All developed countries are also highly educated societies. Take the example of Scandinavian countries, their standard of living is considered the best in the world. They reached this stage by focusing on education. Thus one can deduce that education and development go hand in…