Dr Joseph M Bradley (Experienced University Lecturer & Secondary School Teacher)
The world tells us to seek success, power and money:
God tells us to seek humility, service and love (Pope Francis).
Western societies are dominated by ideological practices and philosophies characterised by consumption, competition, and achievement. This is reflected in personal, group and national aspirations governed by passions, incentives and actions regarding the production and acquisition of wealth, status, power and material advancement. Partly in this context, directly and indirectly, a conventional school education in Scotland plays a significant role in preparing pupils to ‘fit in’ with society.Read more