You can’t become an illiterate person again once you have become literate. You can’t think like a teetotaller once you have become alcoholic. Every piece of knowledge and every experience of your life transforms you forever and you are never the same person again.
The aspirations of democracy are based on the notion of an informed citizenry, capable of making wise decisions. The choices we are asked to make become increasingly complex. They require the longer-term thinking and greater tolerance for ambiguity that science fosters. The new economy is predicated on a continuous pipeline of scientific and technological innovation. It can not exist without workers and consumers who are mathematically and scientifically literate.
I am no enemy of Nepal being a fully literate society. It is a good thing for society and the nation as a whole.
The illiterate do not write letters; they draw them.
Getting degree only makes someone literate to the society or the nation. But sometime their uncultured acts make them illiterate. Cause they have uneducated mind. Their minds have never got enlightenment with the true education that supposed to make them better person.