Benefit #1: You get more jokes. I use this reason all the time with my kids. Study hard. Get educated. Then, when somebody tells a good joke you’ll get the pun or the literary, political, theological, military, cultural or scientific reference and not feel dumb and left out. The Simpsons will be ten thousand times funnier.
Benefit #2: You won’t waste time worrying about stuff you don’t have to worry about. You won’t, for instance, fret that if you eat chocolate (or anything else) that is certified halal, you are committing the sin of idolatry.
That’s because you will know