Was it only to improve living conditions that people mastered new lands?

People were exploring new lands not only for the conditions of a better life. The inhabitants wanted to learn something new about the earth, to understand how it works and, possibly, to find an advantage in another life. But living conditions are also very important, for example, during the great geographical discoveries, people discovered new lands, in order to improve the delivery of food to their land, along the sea route.

One of the components of a person's success in our time is receiving modern high-quality education, mastering the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for life in society. A person today needs to study almost all his life, mastering everything new and new, acquiring the necessary professional qualities.