By Neil Postman
Postman means that the present quandary in our instructional method derives from its failure to provide scholars with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those who encouraged past generations. as an alternative, today's faculties advertise the fake "gods" of monetary software, consumerism, or ethnic separatism and resentment. What substitute techniques will we use to instill our youngsters with a feeling of worldwide citizenship, fit highbrow skepticism, appreciate of America's traditions, and appreciation of its variety? In answering this question, The finish of Education restores that means and customary feel to the world during which they're so much urgently needed.
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He gave to the black man the option to choose first between two gifts: gold or “the knowledge of the arts of reading and writing” (Bosman 1705: 146). He chose gold. Therefore, with time he became the slave of the white man, who with his arts took the black man’s gold and his own body. 36 ROGER SANSI - ROCA 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Here we have the proof that dependency theory was born in Africa. But Bosman interpreted the story in other terms, as a corroboration of his idea that Africans were ignorant people led simply by greed and interest, and that their fetish priests misled them to worship their fetishes, making them think.
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The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School by Neil Postman