U100 - Chapter 5 - Education: The Good, the Bad and the...

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Education: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Angelica, Tim, Breanna, and Tubbs
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Two Visions of Education The Drug Addict and the Philosopher The Drug Addict – Love of Comfort Students try to avoid the uncomfortable parts of reality at any cost Sees school as a series of hoops and a means to and end that will be ushered in by a prestigious and financially rewarding lifestyle Mostly view education as an annoyance, a game won by discovering short-cuts. Beating the system with the least amount of effort Comfort-seekers who are more concerned with anesthetizing their lives against unpleasantness that enduring any painful truth Too preoccupied with the future that they miss what could be gained in the present
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Two Visions of Education (con’t) The Philosopher - Love of truth Students tend to strive to understand what is real at any cost Sees education in far broader terms and embraces it as part of the life of faith Seeks to integrate any new knowledge into wisdom
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