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Reflection upon the quote

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on December 08, 1999 at 10:59:22:

In Reply to: Cut the cards all you like; there's still 52 of them. posted by Farinata on December 07, 1999 at 22:32:48:

: : The original post is a good illustration of propaganda at work on illiterates. That "doctor" ought to be pistol whipped, tarred and feathered and driven out of town.

: Why? Because he brought them to the realization that they didn't have to just do as they were told? Because he put them on the road to self-government?

SDF: Actually, in the passage I displayed, Freire only tried to show that it wasn't God who was resposible for the plight of peasants. It was the peasants themselves who came to the realization that it was their entrapment within an economic system ("the boss") that made them what they were.

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