ERIC Number: EJ848717
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Ten Sins Challenging Education in the Contemporary Global Era: A Philosophical Essay
Sinagatullin, Ilghiz M.
International Journal of Educational Reform, v13 n4 p416-430 Fall 2004
According to this author, the modern epoch is characterized by a decrease of vital spirituality and an increase of materialistic values and virtues. This article discusses what the author views as the ten sins challenging education in the contemporary global era. These are: (1) the shrinking of spiritual values; (2) corruption; (3) sexual degradation; (4) socioeconomic and technological polarization; (5) war, organized crime, and terrorism; (6) deterioration of children's health; (7) drug abuse; (8) alcohol abuse; (9) tobacco smoking; and (10) negligence of strong, classic education.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Outcomes of Education, Conflict, Antisocial Behavior, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Smoking, Religious Factors, Values, Knowledge Level
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Identifiers - Location: Russia