This article by Ute Schaffer looks at how education impacted the revolution known as the Arab Spring. The author lays out an argument that knowledge is critical for democratic participation, is one the most fundamental human rights and gives economic advantage to the countries who protect and promote education. Education means more than acquiring knowledge. It empowers people to develop personally and become politically active. This article fits the theme Knowledge is Power by demonstrating the advantages of getting an education and what type of power follows people who get an education. The author demonstrates the importance of education, "In the long run, no illegitimate regime will be able to withstand the power of a well-educated majority." The author's argument shows how powerful education can be, education will rid the world of dictators and tyrants who exploit their people.
Preservation Of Knowledge, Artwork Photograph by Smetek
This article is about using knowledge to change the world. This article demonstrates the theme knowledge is power by showing us