Why is what we learn important?

Why is what we learn important?
i need a couple of topics for this because I’m doing an essay on that question and I’m kind of stuck…please help

Ignorance often breeds more ignorance and unfortunately, hate. If we continue to educate ourselves and pursue personal evolution, we think more about our actions before we act on them. We are also more likely to understand someone or something strange rather then fear it.

On another note, the more I learn and evolve, the happier and more at peace I seem to be. Those that are uneducated often seem to be frustrated and unhappy with their life circumstances and yet have no clue on how or what to change.