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Sahar D. Sattarzadeh

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If ignorance is the greatest oppression one can endure, how can we address ignorance in order to rid of oppression?

Oppression and injustice of any kind is rooted on the lack of knowledge and access to knowledge. However, if individuals were granted access to knowledge that would abolish their ignorance, we can most likely achieve justice and unity, rather than dissension and hatred. How can we achieve this? . . .

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  • Jul 10 2013: A very good question.

    The answers lay in not telling people the answers to questions, but sending them off to the local library or the internet.

    Never before in human history has the been so much information available, if people choose to remain ignorant, is surely is not for lack of resources, more to do with pure laziness. After all there is nothing stopping people turning the TV OFF.
  • Jul 30 2013: Without further efforts, one cannot continue learning. Even though one might learn against one's will( by their parents or teachers) but it would not last so long. Be proactive to break down the ignorance!
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    Jul 15 2013: I don't really know how to change other people. It seems like you should be an example of what you believe, in other words, you should try to reduce your own ignorance, and some people will follow your example and be inspired by you, others will not.
  • Jul 8 2013: Umm make everyone have an open mind which is impossible unless everyone was raised and grew up the same with the same rules and morals. Then nobody would know anyone is ignorant even though they would be without anyone having the knowledge that they are it's impossible to get rid of bias.