By all rights, the internet should have evened the educational playing field a bit. And more people definitely do have access to better information than they ever have before, so that's something. But the thing I find fascinating about learning is that the more you learn, the more you want to learn.
And it's all out there, waiting to be discovered! This is how we end up in some weird corner of Wikipedia at 3 a.m., forgetting that we have work in the morning. But there are much worse things, right? So go ahead — feed that hungry brain!