Chukwunonso Vitalis Ogbo, Ejikemeuwa NDUBISI


This study addresses this issue of modern education and its destruction of unique, indigenous cultures and individual’s identities. In essence, it examines the issues (definitions) of wealth and poverty, in other words, knowledge and ignorance. Furthermore, it reveals the effects of trying to institute a global education system or central learning authority, which can ultimately demolish traditional sustainable (agricultural and ecological) knowledge, in the breakup of extended families and communities, and in the devaluation of ancient spiritual traditions. Finally, the study promotes a deeper dialogue between cultures, suggesting that there is no single way to learn. No two human beings are alike because they develop under different circumstances, learning, and education.

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