To excell in the cruel industrial world of today and to get a good paying job that makes at least $100,000 a year. We also need in education so we, as a race, can improve and create new ways to make life a little easier and more fun. If nobody got an education you wouldn't be able to even post this question, let alone go on the internet.
As far as I know, the bottom line answer is to avoid total anarchy. There are some who think total anarchy is a good thing, and my explorations and musings on the matter tend to disagree, primarily because I may not understand what some of these folks really believe is a good thing as far as total anarchy is concerned. If you do not understand this response, then that is all the more reason you should stay in school, or if not, HONESTLY seek to educate yourself.
Your ENTIRE LIFE will resolve from your degree of intelligence. If you mess with your Education you are crippling your opportunities to find employment, a loving and supportive partner, or even a chance for fame and success! The world is a dog-eat-dog place and the weak are doomed to the bottom of the heap. Education is your ONLY passport to a decent, fulfilling life if you weren't born into a multimillionaire's world. Ignore this message at your peril - the basic rule of survival STILL remains as survival of the fittest!