Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Black Man Educated By The Honorable Elijah Muhammad vs. Plantation Educated Negros • Peep The Difference


Gee Chee Vision said...

On repeat 30 years later:

CNu said...

The Hon.Bro.Min on dumbing down;

The concept "dumbing down" can point to a variety of different things but the concept always involves a claim about the simplification of culture, education, and thought, a decline in creativity and innovation, a degradation of artistic, cultural, and intellectual standards, or the undermining of the very idea of a standard, and the trivialisation of cultural, artistic, and academic creations.

The term can be seen as subjective since what is labeled as "dumbed down" often depends upon the values of individuals of specific groups. Pierre Bourdieu discusses how the practices of dominant groups in society are legitimised to the disadvantage of subordinate groups. However, there is also evidence that knowledge of areas outside that defined by popular culture has diminished progressively in the late twentieth century