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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 27 2013: Human rights come with a lot of gore. If you were to focus on human rights, you cannot ignore the fact that there have been so many times that human rights have been abused. Take the situation in Darfur, or South Sudan. Should one bare one's soul by explaining what is happening in Darfur, or shouold one protect the children's minds and save the horror for a later time?

    So the moral dilemma boils down to whether you want to expose the kids to such gore and horror at such a young age.
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      Mar 5 2013: Curricula can be tailored to suit the minds of young children, Exposing children to terrible scenes isn't the only way to teach them about human right.

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