Divided science





citizen, science, education, scientific communication, education system, media, manipulation, science education


This article analizes the causes of a dissonance between significant collective civilizational progress and injudicious individual choice. To show these causes, five basic hypotheses are presented, based on inter-disciplinary analyses : viz. political manipulation, media manipulation, an ineffective education system, inadequate scientific communication, and misunderstanding. The possibility of constructing social consensus and harmony can be perceived in the general education of knowledgable and responsible teachers on all levels and spheres of education, who will be able to explain the complexity of the world and transform the educational system.


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Author Biography

Aleksander Kobylarek, University of Wrocław, Institute of Pedagogy, ul. Dawida 1/3

PhD in humanities, assistant professor at the University of Wrocław (Poland) in Departament of Pedagogy, manager of the University of the Third Age in the University of Wrocław up to 2016, author of more than 100 scientific publications, including articles, books, chapters, editor-in-chief of international scientific "Journal of Education Culture and Society" and "Ogrody Nauk i Sztuk (Gardens of Science and Arts).




How to Cite

Kobylarek, A. (2018). Divided science. Journal of Education Culture and Society, 9(1), 5–8. https://doi.org/10.15503/jecs20181.5.8

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