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Republicans Should Recognize the Benefits of the IB Program

MOMwithABrain Wrote: May 14, 2012 8:43 AM
Lesson on "Peace" found at the IB web site: globalengage.ibo.org/files/Peace_and_conflict_lesson_plans_Eng.doc The question is asked: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?  This is a downloadable lesson that resources Hamas and is geared towards students age 14 to 18.
Mag14 Wrote: May 14, 2012 1:00 PM
Weirdly I couldn't open the specific downloadable lesson. Perhaps it is undergoing a sudden revision.
Mag14 Wrote: May 14, 2012 1:23 PM
This article is available though and it is interesting to read their take on Denmark - a sort of demonization in an anti-demonization screed. The lesson is written primarily for Brits who are more amenable to the idea that freedom of speech should be limited by a specific demographic's feelings.

Or to put it another way, it is probably already persuading young people that censorship is right and proper in such instances.

http://www.caabu.org/sites/default/files/resources/Freedom%20of%20Speech%20and%20the%20Danish%20Cartoon.pdf

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