PAULO FREIRE: The Banking Concept of Education

The “Banking” Concept of Education by Paulo Freire discussed about teacher-student relationship. Where the teachers served as he mentioned, “oppressors” or “filler” and students as the “oppressed” ones. This concept of teaching forced students to sit passively and just swallow everything that the teachers threw. He discussed that this kind of education killed the creativity … More PAULO FREIRE: The Banking Concept of Education

Racial Identities by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Appiah successfully writes a brilliant essay of racism, that not only provoke my thought but also reflect on my own human value. Among all of the weighted paragraphs, I am having a serious difficulty in understanding the second paragraph under “Differences among Differences” subtitle. It says, “This much about identification said, we can see that … More Racial Identities by Kwame Anthony Appiah

ALISON BECHDEL: The Ordinary Devoted Mother

The ordinary devoted mother is a very interesting first chapter of Alison Bechdel’s novel, Are You My Mother? Basically, this chapter talks about her relationship with her mother that made clear through psychoanalysis. She tells about the ordinary things that happen in everyone lives, dreams, random thoughts, journals, and children-parents relationship. I admire how she … More ALISON BECHDEL: The Ordinary Devoted Mother

AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE

Definitions (Framework) Age discrimination is treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of his or her age. This treatment includes any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoff, training, benefits, harassment and any other term or condition of employment. Whereas harassment refers to offensive or derogatory remarks about a person’s … More AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE