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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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    Mar 1 2013: I agree that this should be a principle in schools. Ideally I feel it should be prepared as a focus in history classes of middle schools around the ending year.

    Then in high schools it should be a required credit to graduate. A class available to be taken after a student's first two years in high school. Of course this would be a shocker to some and maybe deemed unacceptable but really it shouldn't be. Growing up here in Southern California it wasn't uncommon to even know about such material. One thought that comes to mind is: why do we hold such a valuable field from the youth when it would probably help the world?

    The only main problem I can see is who will teach the classes in high school?
    One would have to be a great teacher of the sorts yet able to hold control of how they teach it all.
    The class of course would be regulated and a waiver should be signed by the child's parent(s)/guardian(s).

    There is so much I can go on about this and I wish it were a reality.

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