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Does society deliberately and systemically under-educate a major proportion of its citizens in order to condition them for lower paid jobs?

Do the establishment really want a more educated general populace or are they in fact purposely ensuring an uneducated class in order to lower their expecations and obtain a 'flexible' workforce?

If so...

...what mechanisms do they use to do so?

....are they right to do so?

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    Jun 19 2012: Society does not under-educate people inorder to condition them for lower paid jobs it EDUCATES them instead in order to condition them for lower paid jobs. !

    I have witnessed many cases in which educated people earn much less than what they could have earned if they did not have the education.

    look at the MBAs , people who could be entrepreneurs and earn millions but they get the education of running "OTHER" people's businesses and earn thousands.
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      Jun 19 2012: I'm not buying (yet) the argument that under education isn't deliberate but I do find your example of educating to underpay very interesting!

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