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Human rights and philosophy should be taught in school!

As a member of the Sudanese community, where human rights are constantly violated and where people, mostly the younger generations, do not tend to engage in critical issues affecting the whole nation, I believe that Education should be changed and transformed into teaching the students how to think philosophically and lay the foundation for that since nursery school, rather than indoctrinating them with ideologies and beliefs that would just dull their minds and make them incapable of questioning things, and taking initiative to find solutions to problems.
Many people here are very unaware of their rights, know nothing about vital issues like economics, for example, and completely oblivious to what's written in the Constitution.

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  • Feb 6 2013: Hi.
    I completely agree with you.
    Other than humans going forth and making "Human Needs" into actualized, universally legal and mandated Human Rights,
    the children of today, everywhere, must be taught how to change their governments or their systems, to recognize everyone, to maintain freedom or provide it for everyone, to break all those chains that we humans suffer in the constraints of.

    We need to teach and educate children in how to do this rather than how to be successful in systems that are patently unjust, wrong, immoral, evil and by default corrupt thus, they are systems that can only survive on corruption, greed, crime, inequality, slavery, poverty, tension, war and death.

    To be successful in such unjust systems, one will have to become corrupt, unethical, criminally-minded, self-serving and a "team player" to the corrupt team.

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