Suppose father XXX holds a college degree, usually comes home late and suddenly one fine day, stays at home. He lost his job. His son sees this happening. The father is a hard-working man, always advising his son to study hard so that he can earn a good living. Now, he is jobless and humiliated despite all his hard work. The son is smart but too blunt with his words. The father's heart was broken when the son said
"Why should I study so hard when you hold a college degree, work hard all your life and see what happened to you?"
The father finds it hard to argue with his son because the logic is sound. How would fellow parents advise him?