The Misuse Of Education

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Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Depending on how you use education, to help to world or to manipulate the world, it is a powerful weapon to be used. The global community has several issues and problems that need addressed and fixed, however, the lack of education and the misuse of education is a global issue in itself. Due to this lack of education or misuse of education, there are even more global issues as a result. According to Proverbs 18:21, “the tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Anyone can pick an issue in the world, but in order to make a real change that matters, the real trick is to be educated on an issue, become passionate about it, and turn that passion into a lesson for all. As a global issue, the misuse of education can cause prejudices, discriminations, and oppressions which also cause a lack of compassion for each other. Prejudices, discriminations, and oppressions are global issues that establish fear into people who are the oppressed and the oppressors. People are oppressed because they are different from us. People are oppressed based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, etc. We set our own beliefs and our own values in this society, and when people have values and beliefs that are different than ours, we can become defensive and cold. Too often, we push these types of people away out of our fears that they will try
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