The Banking Concept of Education is Oppressive

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As a student I have felt oppressed by my teacher. Not only in knowledge but in ability. In being told I was wrong or i couldn't do something puts a strain on my actual abilities and knowledge. "His (the teacher) task is to 'fill' the students with the contents of his narration-contents which are detached from reality" This quote from Freire explains how the knowledge being fed to the children does not help them on a social standpoint but more a knowledge "dump site" where memorization and brai...

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Should Socrates have drank the Hemlock?

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kochj10

Should Socrates have drank the hemlock, to an average everyday person the answer would obviously be no, but to Socrates a man who thrived on his ability to question everything the answer was yes. To say the man was crazy wouldn't be much of a reach but at that point you would have to look at his teachings and see that this man showed nothing but consistency and belief that everything he stated was true. His trial was unfair and corrupt to say the least, but he drank the hemlock because the alter...

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