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Paulo Freire

Birthdate: 19. September 1921
Date of death: 2. May 1997
Other names: 保羅·弗萊雷, Paulo Régis Neves Freire

Paulo Reglus Neves Freire was a Brazilian educator and philosopher who was a leading advocate of critical pedagogy. He is best known for his influential work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which is generally considered one of the foundational texts of the critical pedagogy movement. Wikipedia

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„True solidarity is found only in the plenitude of this act of love, and in its existentiality, in its praxis.“

—  Paulo Freire

Source: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970), Chapter 1, on the oppressors

„The oppressors do not favor promoting the community as a whole, but rather selected leaders.“

—  Paulo Freire, book Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Source: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970)

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„The behavior of the oppressed is a prescribed behavior, following as it does the guidelines of the oppressor.“

—  Paulo Freire, book Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Source: Pedagogia do oprimido (Pedagogy of the Oppressed) (1968, English trans. 1970), Chapter 1, on the oppressed

„The educator has the duty of not being neutral.“

—  Paulo Freire

Source: We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change

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