There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail.
We can never really be prepared for that which is wholly new. We have to adjust ourselves, and every radical adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem: we undergo a test, we have to prove ourselves. It needs subordinate self-confidence to face drastic change without inner trembling.
The learners shall inherit the earth while the learned will be beautifully equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.