Why are those celery stalks the size of their heads?
I know the answers to all these questions. The fascinating thing about the human brain is that it is capable of remembering important dates and locations but also useless pop culture trivia. So you can remember your state capitals and the words to the theme song for "My Mother the Car".
Schools can do both, Mrs. General Halftrack. That's what schools do, they teach kids a range of different things from history to music. Damn, that song makes the General happy. It's nice to see.
God loves granting personal favors. That's what He's there for.