Gathering information and memorizing it is a skill. Translating raw information into sounding abstract is a skill. Transforming abstraction into a modeling is a skill. Implementing the model to solve real problem is a skill. Sensing phenomena and translating it into literal or visual-audio perspective, is a skill set too.
We are gifted with magnificent brain. We pay tax to fund public school, to train our children, so they may survive their life utilized their brain. Use the brain inside our skull to live our one short life, Dear sapiens Brother.