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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 21 2013: Maybe we should stop teaching ourselves and others what to believe and observe things as they really are.
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      Mar 5 2013: I agree with you on the fact that we shouldn't impose our beliefs on others, and that we should give the students room to conclude what human rights are instead of us dictating them what they are.
      That would really engage their minds and connect them to the issue more deeply, our role should only be preparing a venue for them to express their thoughts,

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