[gha] Re: Education is the key to build a harmonious world

  • From: María Cristina Azcona <mcrisazcona@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: gha <gha@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2014 13:56:49 -0300

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*María Cristina Azcona*

*María Cristina Azcona*

2014-07-05 12:48 GMT-03:00 ammar banni <ammarbanni@xxxxxxxx>:

> Dear Maria ,I gree with about the role of education  in an harmonious
> society:
> *The education of  interfaith, why, how , the role of school*
> *By :Ammar Banni /Professor of Education/Algeria *
> I think  that through education of the culture of interfaith can get men
> in this millennium to promote dialogue in conflict resolution , develop
> capacity to appreciate differences and constructive action with others to
> establish the lasting peace, social development.
> The school as an institution of society can not be put away such a
> reflection, because it is impacted by this structural release and it is a
> great laboratory for new ideas. In addition, education tends to promote
> securities in which the nation is recognized , it is education for the
> acceptance of the other , pluralist thinking , respect for human rights and
> , developing the moral and civic those that form , it aims to make abiding
> men and women dedicated to the common good , laws and rules of social life
> and working to improve the sense of justice , fairness and respect mutual .
> In my remarks I will question first on the concept of interfaith then I
> consider the need for its education, its content , approaches and means to
> implement the School for a Culture of  the interfaith.
> *A / What 's that interfaith and why its education? *
> Firstly, if we examine the representations that both the others  of
> interfaith , one realizes that the concept encompasses a variety of
> meanings:
> We all know that the infant is affection, safety in children , it is the
> joy of discovery; adolescents , the interfaith translates into confidence ,
> understanding, a contract with humanity and nature, in adults, the
> interfaith lies in a conventional compromise although many people agree
> between the , at home, at leisure , in people
> Elderly, the interfaith becomes an emotional feeling , a feeling of well
> being.
> However, it should be noted that these different representations of
> interfaith illustrate its size, that is to say, inner peace, a state of
> mind resulting from a personal harmony .
> Other design of interfaith evoke relationships with others ( social
> harmony ) between states and in this respect we can say that it is
> interfaith relations between people who are not in conflict , peaceful
> relations between two.
> We can say "This is the situation of a nation , a state that is not at
> war, they are calm relations between nations is concord "
> The interfaith is polysemous , it is the harmony, security , harmony with
> nature.
> The interfaith is also a state of mind arising within a personal harmony ,
> a state of social harmony resulting from the ability to peaceful conflict
> resolution, harmony with nature.
> The definitions can be multiplied but what we must remember is that the
> 'n' interfaith is not only the absence of conflict , it is not the short
> interval between wars as thought Hugo Groots say that because this
> structural violence, cunning rampant among the poor (hunger, disease,
> illiteracy , injustice , environmental destruction , through the fault of
> an iniquitous system etc. ..)
> The interfaith , not only disarmament as stop arm does not necessarily
> lead to peace and it still poses the right of every people to defend
> themselves , so the interfaith is more that the absence of war , conflict ,
> opposition , which is a utopia because intra personal and interpersonal
> conflicts still exist.
> The interfaith must be positive , based on respect for human rights
> (justice , equality, dignity , thoughts, religions etc. ..) It is a
> relationship between individuals, groups of states or systems where
> conflicts are resolved without violence.
> With peace ,love and harmony.
> Ammar Banni
>   Le Samedi 5 juillet 2014 16h40, María Cristina Azcona <
> mcrisazcona@xxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> DECEMBER 2 2012
>  *Education is the key to build a  harmonious world*
>  *                                       Maria Cristina Azcona*
> *Summary*
> *The interchanging of educational and cultural values is probably the
> unique utensil we have, to build a new horizon of love and respect, in a
> harmonious and peaceful global village.** Modern thinkers on Education
> must join efforts, abandoning any care about their individual fame, seeking
> after harmonious peace for the entire human community, under strong moral
> principles where their science must be firmly set.  First and foremost, we
> need to make a correct diagnosis about the weak points and the
> correspondent necessities of the youngest generations. We may establish
> some objectives as areas to be developed in children’s mind*
> The interchanging of educational and cultural values is probably the
> unique utensil we have, to build a new horizon of love and respect, in a
> harmonious and peaceful global village. Education is not a mere training,
> but a solid construction of a particular concept of humanity. Culture of
> this era overvalues success. We are greatly satisfied when we see our
> children grow up and reach their own financial independence. This is a good
> thing, but sometimes we expect from them only convenient triumphs and
> forget other developments, as a truth seeking thought in association with a
> sensitive heart. On the other side, children that live in poverty are
> rescued by education, because it is capable to take them from a sorrowful
> future of delinquency, prostitution, illness, vagrancy and drugs. Education
> in this sense can be a resourceful instrument to achieve an actualized
> morality, in the very long but passionate travel to Peace. We must include
> the permanent education or education of the adult, into peace education.
> Maria Montessori said, "The life of the populations depends on peace and
> perhaps progress or extinction of the entire civilization" and strongly
> promoted the objective of Peace in Educational sciences. Psychology
> teaches us that hostility is a key element in human relationship. In
> comparison to animals, we find that they are not disposed to antagonistic
> initiative if their instinct does not instruct them on an immediate
> forthcoming danger. Our destructive side is more virulent, somewhere
> installed in our brains. We are dangerous to Nature and to different
> species, specially our own. We must understand that education must be
> redirected towards self-discipline and not only towards "self-esteem" as
> nowadays-enthusiastic theories sustain. We can distinguish two types of
> Peace Education.
> ·         The education towards Peace through the learning of the
> conflict resolution to assure that citizens will not use violence to
> resolve them.
> ·         The education towards Peace through the development of moral
> habits and social love, to produce citizens capable of building a peaceful
> society. This kind of peace education is mostly related to a complete
> definition of peace.
> Although in past times education was synonymous of instruction and
> restricted to the formation of youngsters and children by adults, education
> is much more than that. We may start with the definition by Littré "
> Education is the group of manual and intellectual habits that are
> accomplished, and the moral qualities that are developed." For him,
> education is an art more than a science. Aldus Huxley has said that the
> objective of education is "the guidance of young human beings towards
> freedom, justice and peace."We conclude that education is the development
> of physical and intellectual habits, willpower, emotional intelligence, and
> moral intelligence (moral judgment and feelings).Education endures all life
> and its objective is the personalization and progressive humanization of
> the human being. During last years, humanity has developed immense growth
> in technical aspects and practical sciences. Paradoxically, philosophy is
> only sustaining weak advances and modifications which are uniquely trying,
> without any success, to justify and be at the side of rushing changes at
> daily news referred to human life, in general. Philosophy of Education is
> not out of this situation. Harmonious peace is in a severe danger. A total
> disaster is winning the career where the looser will be not the Theorists
> of Education but the next generation who is not receiving any chance to be
> formed in good way. The sophistication of practical sciences advances is
> not being accompanied by a well-designed educational basis, worldwide.
> Modern thinkers on Education must join efforts, abandoning any care about
> their individual fame, seeking after harmonious peace for the entire human
> community, under strong moral principles where their science must be firmly
> set.  First and foremost, we need to make a correct diagnosis about the
> weak points and the correspondent necessities of the youngest generations.
> We may establish some objectives as areas to be developed in children’s mind
>  *Objectives*
> ·A profound level of thought based in high and simple moral values.
> ·Good habits, good behavioural patterns.
> ·A solid and at the same time flexible way of thinking, not based in
> prejudices or pre/conceptualisations.
> ·An open mind orientated towards wisdom, beginning in healthy curiosity,
> all the time, which looks after knowledge and understanding of the Truth.
> ·A capability of study new technologies in a non-stopping manner.
> ·An operative acknowledge on calculation and recognition of arithmetical
> symbols.
> ·An operative acknowledge of native language and other.
> ·Awareness of the necessity to be continuously informed about geography,
> biology, history and other sciences.
> ·Capability to understand symbols like maps, digital maps, and to search
> for information in Internet resources.
> ·Capability to have an independent logic thought, based in strong
> developed abilities.
> ·Capability to manage resources of any kind, with a critical eye on the
> selection of material.
> Also
>    - A Logical thought oriented to the discovering of Truth and Reality
>    through Adaptability and Stability
>    - A creative and innovative thought that may facilitate the Self
>    learning, the Efficiency and the Velocity through Positive Incidence
>    - Both aspects corresponding to the correspondent brain hemispheres,
>    matured by a solid formation in values and moral habits over the pillar of
>    culture (regional, national, and universal from a global perspective)
> *Global Peace would be achievable if we start educating children from any
> culture in this sense. We, already grownups are submerged in a violent
> environment to which we are extremely used to. Nevertheless education yet
> seems to be an infallible tool to reach a more pacific habitat where to see
> our children and grandchildren grow. It is possible because education
> creates more flexible, open minded, critical thinking and sensitive human
> beings. True intelligence and true wisdom can never lead us to violence
> because it is the result of intellectual and moral ignorance. Extreme
> poverty, as a severe problem nowadays is usually associated to violence
> through delinquency. Nevertheless terrorism and war as samples of extreme
> violence are not related directly to extreme poverty. The destruction of
> human life has many complex causes at all society levels and its common
> denominator is the lack of a solid education in a scale of moral values
> where the defense of Life is the most important one.Let education of
> cognition and love, be the basis for a new generation towards harmonious
> peace*
> *María Cristina Azcona*
>  She works as an Educational Psychologist, Family Counselor and specialist
> in forensic psycho-diagnosis.  She has obtained two university titles.
> Bilingual MCA poets for peace: founder, IFLAC South America and Argentina
> director among other honorary titles.GHA, co founder and member, UHE Vice
> president. The Love Foundation Argentina Director Being a well-known
> bilingual poet, writer and editor with many published books in Argentina,
> UK, and India, she has authored critical articles on fiction and poems,
> published worldwide extensively. She has been awarded literary prizes in
> international poetry contests in México, Argentina and India, also has been
> called Symbol of Peace and Muse of harmony. Is considered as Peace Leader
> by American Biographical Institute, and UNESCO has published her articles.
> Human DHS- NY Education team. Academician member
> Postal address: María Cristina Azcona Larrea 1367 P2-9 CP 1117 Capital,
> Buenos Aires, Argentina
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> resources*María Cristina Azcona*
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