GRE Essay Topic 221 - Present your perspective on the issue below, "Education encourages students to question and criticize, and therefore does little to promote social harmony."
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education encourages students to question and critize, and therefore does little to promote social harmony. I disagree with this argument and I shall put forward certain points which I that will concur with this argument, but at the same time I will try to explain that the benefits of an educati...
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Education is not the name of learning merely facts and figures but it opens the minds the students do that they can judge the things themselves. It is a training which open the doors of knowledge for students and let them explore the world themselves. So when each person view the things from its own perspective, they raise new questions and criticizes the thing as they are and question why they cannot be the other way round. It helps every other student to broaden their view, and have a look at the perspective which they might have not considered at first.
In this educational process of findings and learning out, students may conflict with each others over their separate beliefs and different views. They might argue, but this does not mean that they lack the harmony. In educational institutions, students from different backgrounds could be found. In very early ages of a child, when they enter in the educational world of School, it is emphasis to teach them ethics, moral values and Social interaction with their other class fellows. So that they can learn to live in peace and harmony with others despite of having conflicts on many issues. With the passage of time, they found a way of building their own perspectives about the things along with listening and thinking about the others ans rather they enjoy this.
This training of accepting different perspectives creates more potential in educated man to maintain social harmony as compared with noneducational. Otherwise if the person is stubborn by nature, we can't blame education for lacking harmony.Read more