Worth a watch !!
I recently watched an extremely beautiful and thought provoking documentary, ‘Schooling the World’. This deeply moving film discusses at length the role played by modern education in the destruction of many of the world’s indigenous cultures. It highlights the sorry state of affairs in countries such as ours and the role education might have played in bringing us to this state. The film boldly questions the belief that western education is the only way to uplift our society and free ourselves from the clutches of the apparent poverty we live in; when, in reality, it doesn’t even seem to be working for them.
” ..institutionalised education of the kind that doesn’t teach you anything about your local ecology, your local culture, your local economy or your ability to be productive.”
The film focuses on how this extremely sought after modern western schooling has been systematically killing cultures across the world…
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