The absolute strength of the provincial nature of this all is hard to put into words. You’re trained from a young age, mostly through schooling and neighborhood adults, that there’s only certain places you can go. You don’t go outside of that territory; that’s not your territory. Now I was lucky; I broke out of it a little; I broke away to a private school for high school. I took tests, wrote essays, got a full scholarship. I went ALL THE WAY from that dot and series of small dots on the right side. Being a lower income (I checked the data) full scholarship kid from a middle income town going to an UPPER INCOME school (I checked the data to be sure) was huge for me. Nice anecdote, seems unrelated to the subject?

The absolute strength of the provincial nature of this all is hard to put into words.
You’re trained from a young age, mostly through schooling and neighborhood adults, that there’s only certain places you can go. You don’t go outside of that territory; that’s not your territory.
Now I was lucky; I broke out of it a little; I broke away to a private school for high school. I took tests, wrote essays, got a full scholarship.
I went ALL THE WAY from that dot and series of small dots on the right side. Being a lower income (I checked the data) full scholarship kid from a middle income town going to an UPPER INCOME school (I checked the data to be sure) was huge for me.
Nice anecdote, seems unrelated to the subject?

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