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Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, and a Revolutionary Praxis for Education, Part I

By Kevin Gannon

Educational theory and practice has always been a contested terrain, even if many of the practitioners in these fields deny that controversies bubble beneath their work’s placid surface. 1,550 more words


Fully Human

The word “vocation” is sitting under many of my thoughts these days as I walk through this 50th year of religious life. It surfaces each time a gathering comes along where I am called to answer the question, “How are you?” asked by people who haven’t seen me in awhile. 303 more words

AnarchoCynic Praxis, Faith and Sacred Traditiong

What makes our praxis specifically AnarchoCynic  concerns how we take on none of the authority to be gained from established hierarchies, seek to take no privileged position for ourselves, and specifically engage folks about the customs that hold most currency in our community.  1,266 more words


Radar objETHOS #156

Paradas obrigatórias para quem pensa e se interessa por ética e jornalismo:

– A quinta parte do Minimanual do Jornalismo Humanizado trata de coberturas sobre grupos LGBT. 153 more words

Radar ObjETHOS

While on Hiatus . . .

I’ve been on hiatus from writing book reviews for Pomp and Intertext, and I feel slightly guilty about it. I’ll admit, I’ve focussed my attention elsewhere, but only temporarily. 456 more words


AnarchoCynic Praxis

While I am very knowledgeable about the workings of our political system–and I even vote, esp. locally–my energy and time goes to helping establish temporary autonomous zones wherein friends and allies can work together. 480 more words


Notes on Pedagogy of the Oppressed

I re-read Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire recently, which is maybe one of my favourite books ever. I wanted to write down what I thought were the main tenets of the book because writing helps me clarify my own understanding. 967 more words