Want a PhD in the Humanities? You Might Be an Idiot
Lots of people think that getting a PhD is a good idea. They are good at school, and it is all they have ever known. So, they just keep going and going until they are hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt.
Someone on xtranormal made a pretty accurate and funny summation of the internal conflict in every person that thinks staying in school forever is a great idea. Too funny...