One in three of the population has not participated in any form of learning since school, according to a survey -- both foral and informal.
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Statistics like the one about One in three of the population has not participated in any form of learning since school mainly show the assumptions and limitations of the survey rather than saying anything about reality.
Try asking all those "non learners" what has happened in their favourite soap opera, or the player lineup of their sports team, or whether they have deciphered the manual for a new machine or home appliance, or anything like that.
People are learning all the time. To me, a survey like this just points out how the idea of learning is drifting further and further away from a useful concept.
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