I finished chapter 1 of The Pedagogy of the Oppressed today.

And it's making me think a lot about today. And what we need to do.

Recognizing our shared humanity is step one. Then showing love towards each other comes as a fairly natural follow-up.

This isn't too say that we can't feel rage, and display rage, and use the required violence to reach our goals.

But Step one, is to recognize other oppressed people as human. Undo the dehumanisation that's so strongly ingrained in the current structures.

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I don't feel like the text is very accessible. And this may be because English is my 2nd language. 🤷‍♀️I'm not sure.

And as a spoonie, I feel like we could definitely put in some work to make this text more accessible to other spoonies.
A lot of us suffer from brain fog, and making texts more accessible can be done in a few ways. I'd definitely want to discuss it with anyone who's interested.

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@maloki I think that's probably two things - maybe language, but also it's so rooted in Existentialism and Heidegger which is its own type of language. It took like like....2 months to get the hang of Heidegger, and I think he just assumes that his audience is on that level.

I think we should definitely talk about how to break his theory down! #RPCrew

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@Cyborgneticz Yey!

And yeah, I've read Heidegger, Lukacz and Fromm before in my studies.

It's easy to understand why some of his pupils would've been like "we shouldn't talk, you're the master" 😅

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@maloki 'I think this is a situation in which I need a banking situation plz, no talking just banking.'

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