The purpose of education K-12 is to compel the student to accept without question everything that is said,
The purpose of college is to compel the student to question the validity of everything said previously and also in the world outside higher education.
You may not, however, question the wisdom of questioning wisdom. It is the ultimate, unquestionable truth.
It is the Absolute that states there are no Absolutes.
Arthur: You know it’s at times like this, when I’m stuck in a Vogon air lock with a man from Betelgeuse, about to die of asphyxiation in deep space, that I really wish I’d listened to what my mother told me when I was young.
Ford: Why? What did she tell you?
Arthur: I don’t know; I didn’t listen
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams